Tag Archives: Kaspersky

Kaspersky Antivirus: Sales and update freeze in the USA; sanctions against Kaspersky management

[German]A heavy blow to antivirus provider Kaspersky. The US government has banned its software in the USA and the product may no longer be sold. And updates may soon no longer be supplied either. In addition, twelve senior Kaspersky employees … Continue reading

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German Cyber Guard BSI warns now against the use of Kaspersky antivirus products

[German]Can antivirus products from the Russian based company Kaspersky be used in companies and government agencies without risk? After Russia's invasion of Ukraine, this question has becomehot. After hesitating for some time, the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) … 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 ...

Windows 10 V1709: KIS2018 causes classpnp.sys bluescreen

[German]Users of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (V1709) (and also Windows 7 SP1) are facing a sporadic blue screen in module classpnp.sys. The root cause is Kaspersky KIS 2018. Here a few details for affected users. Advertising

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Kaspersky remover may triggers VSS error 0x81000203

Just a short note – the tool KAVREMOVER, provided from Kaspersky to clean up an antivirus install, may cause side effects. It seems that some users of Windows 10 (V1607) are receiving error 0x81000203 after executing this tool – so … Continue reading

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Critical vulnerabilities in Kaspersky Internet Security

Four critical vulnerabilities has been reported in Kaspersky Internet Security Version 16.0.0 (and probably in other Kaspersky products). Kaspersky has fixed this vulnerabilities with an update. Advertising

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Ransom ware: #Satana, greetings from hell …

[German]A new day, a new ransom ware for computer users. Kaspersky has found a ransom ware called Satana, which is a Russian name for "Satan". The nice gift from hell encrypts your document files and also swaps the Master Boot … Continue reading

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