Tag Archives: Browser

Outlook: Old clients will be deactivated in mid-July 2024

[German]I'm posting some information here on the blog that I came across a few days ago. From mid-July 2024, older Outlook clients and web browsers will refuse to work with Microsoft email accounts. Users will then have to update their … Continue reading

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Browser selection screens comes in the EU; Mozilla warns against "dirty tricks"

[German]Browser selection screens are likely to become standard again in the EU from 2024 thanks to the Digital Markets Act (DMA). In anticipation of the European Commission's Digital Markets Act (DMA), Mozilla has addressed the issue and warns against "dirty … Continue reading

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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 ...

Supermium_ Chrome browser clone, also for Windows 7

[German]Today a little hint for people who are still using Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 / R2. The Chrome browser (and Edge) are no longer supported there in the new builds, but remain stuck on version 109 of … Continue reading

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Google Chrome 112.0.5615.49/.50

[German]Google has released updates to the Google Chrome browser 112 in the stable channel for Mac, Linux and Windows on April 4, 2023. These are security updates that fix critical vulnerabilities. The apps for Android and iOS have also been … Continue reading

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Edge 109.0.1518.49

[German]Microsoft released on January 12, 2023, the Edge browser version 109.0.1518.49  in the stable channel. It is a new development branch that follows the Chromium team's release. This is the last version that will still run with Windows 7 SP1 … Continue reading

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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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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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