Tag Archives: Data privacy

Microsoft says update KB5021751 to identify outdated Office versions respects your privacy

[German]Microsoft released update KB5021751 for Microsoft Office 2007 – 2013 on January 17, 2023 to track down users who are still using these outdated versions of Office. There was some puzzlement as to what this was all about. Now Microsoft … Continue reading

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Irish data protection authority fines Meta 390 million euros and appeals it's own decision

[German]The Irish Data Protection Authority (DPC) has imposed a fine of €390 million on Meta for user-based advertising on Facebook and Instagram. As a result, Meta is no longer allowed to run ads using users' personal data without their explicit … 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 ...

Irish DPC fines Meta/Facebook €265 million after data privacy incident

[German]The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has imposed a 265 million fine on Meta, Facebook's parent company. This follows a data protection incident in which millions of Facebook users' data was pulled from the company's systems via tools until September … Continue reading

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Ireland's IDPC systematically protects Google, Facebook & Co. against GDPR proceedings

[German]It is a scandal of the first order that has been known for a long time. The Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC) systematically blocks and delays proceedings against US giants such as Google, Facebook, etc. for violations of the General … Continue reading

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