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Microsoft Office Updates (May 14, 2024)

[German]On May 14, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for Microsoft Office 2016, as well as the C2R variants (Office 2016-2021 and 365) and other products. Below you will find an overview of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (May 14, 2024)

[German]On May 14, 2024, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office and for other products. The security updates fix 49 vulnerabilities (CVEs), including three critical vulnerabilities. Below is a compact overview of these updates that were … 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 ...

Strange cloud access to collector.azure.*

[German]I'm posting here an observation from readers that relates to Microsoft's Azure and Microsoft 365 services. Since mid-April 2024, there have been cyclical accesses to various domains that list "collector" as a subdomain. Virustotal probably has no complaints, so it's … Continue reading

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Azure Entra ID: Microsoft confirms issues with Single Sign On (SSO)

[German]Administrators have been complaining for some time about sporadic problems with Single Sign On (SSO) under Microsoft's Azure Entra ID. Users are then sporadically unable to log in to their Microsoft 365 apps. Now there seems to be confirmation from … Continue reading

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Authentificator mandatory for Microsoft Office?

[German]Once again, I brought a topic out of the "crypt" that I had already addressed here in the blog at the end of March 2024. A blog reader contacted me at the end of April 2024 and asked whether there … Continue reading

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End of support for Office 2016 and 2019 in October 2025

[German]Brief information for Office users and administrators. Microsoft has remind its users recently once again that support for its Microsoft Office versions 2016 and 2019 will end in October 2025. The same applies to the associated Productivity Server, i.e. administrators … Continue reading

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Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 – Update to 7a (April 2024)

[German]Brief information for the administrators among our readers who use Veeam Backup O365 to back up data from Microsoft Office 365. The manufacturer has released cumulative patches for Microsoft 365 7a to fix some issues with the product. I had … Continue reading

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Office 365: After Office updates new option 'Update license' since March 2024

[German]After the March 2024 updates, a user contacted me because he was prompted to update his license in Microsoft Office 365. The topic has been left lying around for a while, but I'm including it here in the blog – … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office LTSC 2024: Preview available for macOS and Windows

[German]A short addendum or information for administrators in companies who are responsible for Microsoft Office. There will be a Microsoft Office 2024 in 2024, and a preview was announced for April 2024 (see Microsoft Office Office 2024 and Microsoft Office … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Updates (April 9, 2024)

[German]On April 9, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for Microsoft Office 2016, as well as the C2R variants (Office 2016-2021 and 365) and other products. Below you will find an overview of … Continue reading

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