Tag Archives: macOS

StackOverflow survey: Developers often use Linux systems

[German]The platform StackOverflow conducts an annual survey among its user base to find out where the focus of its members lies. The results are quite exciting in terms of the programming languages used, the cloud provider, the frameworks used or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Defender for macOS 101.86.81 issues

[German]Mac users who used Microsoft Defender for macOS version 101.86.81 experienced problems (hangs) in connection with Teams. In the meantime, the problem seems to have been fixed by updating Defender before macOS. Advertising

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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 ...

Vulnerability CVE-2022-22988 in Western Digital EdgeRover desktop application allows admin privileges (macOS, Windows)

[German]I'm posting this briefly here on the blog because people in the readership may be using Western Digital's EdgeRover desktop application on macOS or Windows. The vulnerability CVE-2022-22988 in older versions of the app allows attackers to gain elevated privileges … Continue reading

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iOS and iPadOS 15.4 and macOS 12.3 released

[German]Apple has released an update to iOS and iPadOS 15.4 as well as macOS 12.3 on March 14, 2022. On the iPhone, Face ID is supported with the mouth-nose mask on. Here is brief overview of these updates. Advertising

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MacOS Monterey updates may break older Macs with Intel CPU

[German]Unpleasant surprise for some people who own an older Mac with an Intel CPU. Currently, there are more and more reports of people whose Macs can no longer boot after an update to macOS Montery. In case of doubt, hardware … Continue reading

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Windows 11: Parallels 17.1 supports virtual TPM 2.0 on Mac

[German]Microsoft does not support Windows 11 on Mac OS on their M1 processors and demands TPM 2.0 for virtual machines as well. Now the manufacturer Parallels has reacted and provides Parallels Desktop 17.1. This virtualization software also supports virtual TPM … Continue reading

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Let's Encrypt certificate trouble with Windows, Sophos UTM, macOS/iOS (2021/09/30)

[German]As of September 30, 2021, some root certificates that Let's-Encrypt used to sign user certificates expired. This meant that certain devices or applications could no longer access websites or mail servers. I have seen cases with iOS 14/15 and macOS, … Continue reading

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iOS 14.7.1 and macOS 11.5.1

[German]Apple released iOS 14.7.1 and macOS 11.5.1 on July 26, 2021. These are updates that fix bugs and especially security vulnerabilities. One vulnerability is already being exploited for attacks practically in the wild. Advertising

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Tenable reveals unpatched installer vulnerability in macOS

[German]Security vendor Tenable has uncovered several security-related issues affecting macOS application installers at once. One of these problems is the possibility to bypass macOS' standard security mechanisms regarding signed application installers. These are actually supposed to prevent the execution of … Continue reading

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iOS 14.6 and macOS 11.4 released

Apple has released updates to its iOS 14.6 and macOS 11.4 operating systems as of May 24, 2021. iOS 14.6 is available for iPhone 6s and newer, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and newer, iPad 5th generation and … Continue reading

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