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Adobe Security updates for Reader & Co. (Dec. 2019)

[German]A brief addendum from this week. Adobe released a series of security updates for products such as Adobe Acrobat DC or Adobe Reader, ColdFusion, Photoshop etc. on December 10, 2019, some of which closes critical vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2185 released

[German]Just a brief note: Trend Micro has released Patch Build 2185 for its Worry Free Business Security (TM WFBS) Version 10.0 Service Pack 1. This provides Windows 10 V1909 compatibility and some fixes of know issues. Advertising

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Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.0, a 2nd view

[German]Malwarebytes has released version 8.0 of its tool AdwCleaner end of November 2019. The tool, which doesn’t need to be installed, may be used for cleaning up a Windows system from Adware. Unfortunately the AdwCleaner needs administrative permissions, but is … Continue reading

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Text-to-Speech: Convert to MP3

Another piece of info from my mailbox. Shane Steven, a developer already told me about his offer in July 2019. His new program FreeTTS Online makes it possible to convert plain text into language (.mp3) and read it aloud. Advertising

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PowerToys 0.14.1 released

[German]Microsoft had just released version 0.14.0 of PowerToys for Windows 10 users (see PowerToys 0.14.0 released). Now a bug fix update to version 0.14.1 has been realeased. Advertising

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Open Source Software Project CudaText

[German]Today a small guest article by blog reader Andreas H. (alias dinkumoil on GitHub and SourceForge), who has been involved in the open source software project CudaText (text editor for several platforms). Advertising

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Attention: WinBtrfs v1.5 corrupts BTRFS volume

WinBtrfs is a Windows driver for the Linux file system Btrfs of the next generation.  I had mentioned the driver in the blog post Windows driver WinBtrfs v1.5 for Linux file system released published recently. Now I’ve been informed that … Continue reading

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VeraCrypt 1.24-Hotfix1

Just a brief  information for users of the encryption software VeryCrypt, which has been bumming around with me for some days already: Already on October 27, 2019, the developers of the encryption software VeraCrypt released an update to 1.24-Hotfix1. Advertising

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Candy Crush-Soda: Operator earns 2 billion US-$

It must have been worth it. The game Candy Crush Soda Saga has generated over $2 billion in revenue for the app since its release in 2014, according to a report by analysts at Sensor Tower Store Intelligence. With 410 … Continue reading

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Splunk platforms are facing a ‘Y2K bug’ as of Jan. 1, 2020

[German]Another brief note for administrators of Splunk platforms. Some products will facing a failure on January 1, 2020, similar to the Year 2K problem at the turn of the millennium, due to date counter overflows. But there are patches to … Continue reading

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