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BadCert: Symcrypt vulnerability puts Windows Server at risk

[German]Google security expert Tavis Ormandy of Google’s Project Zero security initiative disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft’s Symcrypt operating system’s main cryptographic library. The vulnerability can cause a Denial of Service (DoS) condition in Windows 8 servers and higher.

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Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (June 11, 2019)

[German]As of June 11, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, patchday at Microsoft), Microsoft has released several security updates for supported Microsoft Office versions and other products.

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Patchday Windows 10 Updates (June 11, 2019)

[German]On June 11, 2019 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates were released for the supported Windows 10 builds. Here are some details about each update.

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (June 11, 2019)

[German]As of June 11, 2019, Microsoft has released numerous security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. Here is a compact overview about these security updates.

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Adobe security updates for Flash, ColdFusion, Campaign

[German]Adobe has released security updates for its Adobe Flash Player, ColdFusion and Campaign products effective June 11, 2019. Here is an overview of what is relevant.

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Google Search infiltrated by Tech Support Scams

It seems that Google Search has been infiltrated again by Tech Support Scam. A security researcher has discoverd new malvertising campaign that is causing searches for the keyword “Lowes” to redirect a user to a tech support scam pages.

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German authorities found preinstalled Malware on 4 China phones (June 2019)

[German]The German Federal Office for Information Security (German: Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik – BSI) currently warns of four Android smartphone models from China in whose firmware malware has been found.

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Windows 10: ByeBear vulnerability in Edge

[German]The anonymous hacker with the alias SandboxEscaper has just revealed a new vulnerability in Windows 10. This uses the Edge browser to describe the DACL entries and assign SYSTEM privileges to itself.

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Windows RDP Network Level Authentication can bypass lock screen

[German]In a recent article, the CERT Coordination Center warns that Microsoft Windows RDP Network Level Authentication also works with LockScreen locked Windows.

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Metasploit for Windows BlueKeep vulnerability

[German]A security researcher has developed another Metasploit for due BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows Remote Desktop Services. Currently it is not released yet, because the developer considers the whole thing too risky (because of nearly one million unpatched systems).

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