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Barracuda Networks: Spam filter/virus scan blocks mails globally (September 29, 2022)

[German]Brief notification for administrators who use a mail protection / security solution from Barracuda Networks in an enterprise environment. Since tonight (September 29, 2022) there seems to be a problem that emails get stuck in their spam filters (Email Security … Continue reading

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Windows GPO bug (copy/move) caused by Sept. 2022 update confirmed by Microsoft

[German]Since Microsoft released its cumulative (security) updates for Windows on September 13, 2022, copying or moving files via Group Policy (GPO) no longer works. I had addressed this here on the blog. Now a blog reader has provided me with … 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 ...

iPhone 14 Pro Max: Camera shakes/rattles on TikTok, Snapchat apps etc.

[German]A nasty surprise for proud owners of an iPhone 14 Pro Max. The expensive sweetheart flops as soon as videos are recorded in apps for TikTok, Snapchat, etc. There are a number of user complaints about shaking and rattling videos … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Update KB5017308 causes issues when creating/copying files via GPO

[German]Sort September 2022 patchday recap. It looks like the cumulative (security) update KB5017308 released on September 13, 2022 for Windows 10 comes with collateral damage. I have received several reports from readers that following the update installation, creating or copying … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Login error for new users fixed (Sept. 2022)

[German]Microsoft has once again fixed a bug in Windows 11 (21H2) that was caused by an update. The bug prevented a user login for a newly created user account. The cause of this problem is the preview update KB5016691 from … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Updates with fix for Excel bug (September 6, 2022)

[German]As of September 6, 2022 (first Tuesday of the month), Microsoft has released non-security updates for versions of Microsoft Office that are still supported. This month, there are updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016, fixing an Excel issue that … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Creating a Password Reset Disk won't show the wizzard

[German]Strange bug in Windows 10 in the feature "Create password reset disk". A reader pointed out to me that nothing the wizard isn't displayed when he called that feature. I tried to reproduce the problem on my Windows 10 test … Continue reading

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VMware Workstation: UNSUPPORTED_PROCESSOR error with Windows 11 Insider and Server 2022

[German]Users who want to install an Insider Preview of Windows 11 or a Windows Server 2022 under VMware Workstation and run it virtualized are currently running into a problem. The installation of the guest operating system aborts with a green … Continue reading

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CVE-2022-38392: Janet Jackson song and crashing Windows XP notebooks

[German]It's a bizarre story that Microsoft developer Raymond Chen recently made public: Notebooks with Windows XP crashed when the pop song Rhythm Nation  by Janet Jackson from 1989 was played. The background was that the hard disks used resonated and … Continue reading

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Update KB5012170 for Secure Boot DBX causes Bitlocker issues

[English]I'll pull out one issue separately, which I had already covered in the blog with a note. The update KB5012170 released by Microsoft on August 9, 2022 causes problems on some systems. Security update for the Secure Boot Module, which … Continue reading

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