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Mercedes USA offers "Acceleration increase" package for EQ models only with $1200 annual subscription

[German]Little info tidbits from the world of electric cars. Mercedes is now offering a special feature for its electric models in the EQ series (EQE, EQS) in the US as an annual subscription. And it is an acceleration package that … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 R2: Sophos user authentication using heartbeat disabled on RDS servers

[German]Brief note for administrators running Windows Server 2012 R2 who rely on Sophos user authentication via Sophos Security Heartbeats. Sophos has distributed an update that silently overrides the feature on Windows Server 2012 R2. A blog reader informed me of … 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 ...

Adobe asks Creative Cloud user for an additional Pantone subscription to use Pantone Color books

[German]Users who use Pantone color palettes (color charts) in files created with Adobe products will need a subscription to Pantone when using Adobe Creative Cloud in the future. Otherwise, only black colors will be displayed in corresponding documents, because Adobe … Continue reading

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OpenSSL 3.0.7 with security fixes released

[German]The update to OpenSSL 3.0.7 is now available on the project's pages. With this, the team of OpenSLL developers has the new version announced a few weeks ago for November 1, 2022. The announcement of the update to version 3.0.7 … Continue reading

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OpenSSL 3.0.7 with patch for vulnerability on Nov. 1, 2022 announced

[German]A small advance notice for users of OpenSSL – there seems to be a vulnerability in the implementation of this software. Now the team of OpenSLL developers has announced that they will release an update to version 3.0.7 on November … Continue reading

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Sysinternals released Zoomit 6.1

[German]Brief note from Sysinternals tools – Mark Russinovich's team has released ZoomIt v6.1. ZoomIt is a screen zoom, annotation and recording tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations. Advertising

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LockSmith: Search for AD Certificate Services misconfigurations via PowerShell script

[German]Small tip for administrators of an Active Directory environment on Windows Server. There is a small PowerShell script to identify and fix common misconfigurations in Active Directory Certificate Services. I became aware of the tool via this tweet. he tool … Continue reading

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.NET Framework-Updates October 2022

As of October 11, 2022, Microsoft has released several more updates for the .NET Framework. Update KB55018543 is the Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.8 and 4.8.1 for Windows 10, version 20H2. Then there is KB501935 (.NET … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 2022.003.20258; Installer Error 2251.Database: Transform

[German]Adobe has released its (planned) update of Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC to version 2022.003.20258 (Windows) and (Mac) on October 11, 2022. This update includes some new features and fixes some bugs. However, the installation ends with the error "2251.Database: Transform" … Continue reading

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Sophos XG Firewall: RCE vulnerability (CVE-2022-3236)

[German]Vendor Sophos warns about a remote code execution vulnerability in its firewall. There is a code injection vulnerability in the Sophos XG Firewall user portal and web admin (UTM products not affected). This vulnerability is already being exploited in a … Continue reading

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