Tag Archives: Cloud

Windows Explorer issues since Adobe Sync deactivation; fixed in Feb. 2024

[German]A little information for Windows 10/11 users who also use Adobe's Creative Cloud. It seems that some of these users have "recently" started to suffer from problems with Windows Explorer. It reacts extremely slowly when changing folders and file selection … Continue reading

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Security incident: 13,000 Wyze camera users see images of other users

[German]Security camera vendor, Wyze, recently experienced technical problems. Users reported that they were suddenly shown other people's camera images. The provider has now confirmed the security incident. Around 13,000 users were affected and were shown the camera data of other … 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 ...

Azure Virtual Desktop is generally available (February 1, 2024)

[German]A small addendum to a topic that has been on my list for a few days. Microsoft has made Azure Virtual Desktop generally available (GA) on the Azure Stack HCI platform. Here is some information on this topic. Advertising

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Microsoft hacked by Russian Midnight Blizzard; emails exfiltrated since Nov. 2023

[German]Microsoft has been successfully hacked by the Russian state hacker group Midnight Blizzard, also known as Nobelium. This was noticed on January 12, 2024, but the hackers were probably in the systems for months and were able to view and … Continue reading

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Copilot Pro: Microsoft's subscription model for its products

[German]Microsoft has introduced an extension to its LLM solution Copilot. Microsoft Copilot Pro is a subscription-based approach to rolling out LLM models to both home and business users, from small businesses to large enterprises, and earning money from these solutions. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Cloud: Personal data can be kept within the European data border

[German]Microsoft has today announced an important expansion of its EU data boundary for the Microsoft Cloud. Customers will be able to store and process all personal data within the EU. This brings Microsoft closer to the goal it announced last … Continue reading

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Study: 50% of all cyberattacks originate in the cloud

[German]It is an exciting finding that emerges from a study by Illumio (provider of solutions for zero trust segmentation). Half of all cyberattacks on companies originate in the cloud. People are often unable to cope with the complexity of these … Continue reading

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DICOM protocol: Millions of patient data accessible unprotected via the Internet

[German]It's a very unpleasant situation: the DICOM protocol has been used for decades to exchange X-ray images or images from other imaging procedures with clinics and doctors, for example. It wasn't a problem until someone came up with the idea … Continue reading

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New Outlook app: Microsoft's statement on transferred credentials and content

[German]After it became public knowing, that the new Outlook app transmits access data for mail accounts (credentials and content) to Microsoft,  Redmond has now explained the issue to German news site heise and made some statements. Tenor: If you use … Continue reading

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New Microsoft Teams 2.0 client mandatory from April 1, 2024

[German]At the beginning of October 2023, Microsoft released its new Teams 2.0 client for macOS and Windows in general – after a beta phase that started in spring 2023. There is still a little time to upgrade missing functions and … Continue reading

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