Tag Archives: Browser

Chrome and Firefox: Will there be soon issues with websites when build 100 is reached?

[German]The developers of the Chrome and Firefox browsers are currently worrying about whether there will soon be problems with web pages that can then no longer be displayed properly. The background is that the major version of these browsers will … Continue reading

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Opera cannot open some web sites – ERR_TIMED_OUT

Small note for users of the Opera browser. A reader has brought to my attention that the browser goes on strike with some web pages and throws an ERR_TIMED_OUT. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Chinese UC browser leaks user data in iOS and Android, even in Inkognito mode

[German]The Chinese company Alibaba offers an app called UC Browser for Android and iOS via its subsidiary UCWeb (resides in Singapore). The browser is ranked fourth in the world by the number of users. Now it has come out that … Continue reading

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SANS: Browser isolation against 0-days and missing updates

[German]A large proportion of successful cyber attacks are possible via 0-day vulnerabilities or unpatched browsers. The rise of home office solutions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic exacerbates this problem. In some environments, updating the browser used is also … Continue reading

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Adrozek malware campaign targets popular browsers

[German]The Microsoft 365 security team points out a malware campaign called Adrozek. The malware targets popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, etc. and tries to manipulate the browser in such a way that advertisements are played during … Continue reading

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Operating System / Windows / Browser Share (Nov. 2020)

[German]At the beginning of November 2020, I would like to take a look at the current figures for desktop operating system distribution as of the end of October 2020. In addition, there is a look at the browser shares on … Continue reading

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PSA: Remove malicious browser extension Nano Adblocker /Defender etc.

[German]Users of the Google Chrome browser or its chromium derivatives (Google Chrome, Edge etc.), as well as Firefox and Safari, should check whether the extensions Nano Adblocker or Nano Defender and other components from the Nano project are installed. If … Continue reading

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Chromium 68 browsers (Chrome, Edge etc.) create debug.log files

[German]Browsers based on the Chromium code such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Chromium Edge, Vivaldi etc. sporadically generate nonsensical debug.log files in version 68.x. Advertising

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OS /Windows/Browser Share (August 2020)

[German]At the beginning of September 2020, I would like to take a look at the current figures for desktop operating system share as of the end of August 2020. Furthermore, there is a look at the browser shares on the … Continue reading

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Operating System / Windows / Browser Share (June 2020)

[German]After the June 2020 is over, I would like to take a look at the current figures of desktop operating system distribution as of the end of June 2020. Furthermore, there is a look at the browser shares on the … Continue reading

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