Tag Archives: macOS

Microsoft has fixed an Exchange EWS issue from March 14, 2024 on Macs

[German]A small addendum from this week. A reader emailed me a few days ago to say that there was a problem with Microsoft Exchange in connection with a mail client with EWS. According to the reader's observations, this has been … Continue reading

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Operating system/Windows share (December 2023)

[German]I haven't reported about it for a while, but it's time to take a quick look at the figures for operating system distribution on the desktop and, in particular, Microsoft Windows distribution and distribution across all devices. 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 ...

iLeakage: Unpatched Safari vulnerability – iOS 17.1 & macOS 14.1 released

[German]Apple has already released iOS 17.1 (also iPadOS) and macOS 14.1 on October 25, 2023. iOS 17.1 probably fixes an Exchange synchronization bug (described here in the blog), as a reader reports. In addition, a bug that reveals the MAC … Continue reading

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iOS 17.0.1, iPadOS 17.0.1, watchOS 10.0.1 and macOS security updates (Sept. 21, 2023).

[German]Apple has released updates to iOS 17.0.1, iPadOS 17.0.1, watchOS 10.0.1 and macOS as of September 21, 2023. These are unscheduled security updates that were due shortly after the release of iOS/iPadOS 17 and watchOS 10 and are intended to … Continue reading

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Security updates for macOS, iOS/iPadOS close two 0-Days from NSO-Group (Pegasus Spyware)

Apple has released another slew of security updates for its macOS, iOS/iPadOS and also WatchOS operating systems as of September 7, 2023. These updates fix two 0-day vulnerabilities that were abused by NSO Group's Pegasus spyware to monitor mobile devices. … Continue reading

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New products (VR glasses, MacBook, etc.) announced at Apple WWDC (June 5, 2023)

[German]Apple's World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) will take place from June 5 to 9, 2023. Yesterday, June 5, 2023, there were already a number of new announcements – an expected VR data glasses, a new MacBook Air, iOS/iPadOS 17 and … Continue reading

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Parallels Desktop: Authorizes Windows 11 on Mac M1 processors

Microsoft has authorized Arm versions of Windows 11 Pro and Enterprise for the Mac with Apple silicon for use in a virtual machine hosted with Parallels Desktop for Mac. IT administrators can now allow their users to run Windows 11 … Continue reading

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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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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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