Tag Archives: Software

Software: Our grave as furture car owners?

[German]Do you have a car? At some point, you will probably have to replace it. What used to be an expensive but often joyful act could mutate into a nightmare in the future. The Beetle shown here is not affected … Continue reading

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Notepad++ 8.1 Bugfix Update

The developers of the Windows editor Notepad++ had to follow up the release of version 8.0 (dated June 7, I’d omitted) with a bugfix update to version 8.1 as of June 17. The release notes list problem with the auto-complete … Continue reading

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Critical vulnerability in SonicWall firewall software

[German]Swizz blog reader Adrian has forwarded an alerted me to about a critical vulnerability in the Sonicwall firewall web management interface (thanks for that). The vulnerability affects both physical and virtual firewalls from SonicWall. The vendor strongly advises its customers … Continue reading

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Was Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Update KB2565063 forgotten in WSUS?

[German]A brief question for the administrators among the blog readers who manage updates with WSUS. Has the current version of the update KB2565063 (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 SP1 Redistributable Package) been deployed on WSUS? Or did Microsoft simply forget about … Continue reading

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VLC 3.0.15 released

[German]The developers of the VLC Player have released version 3.0.15 for Linux, macOS and Windows on June 8, 2021. It is only a minimal maintenance update, which should fix bugs. Advertising

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Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 21.005.20048

[German]Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC to version 21.005.20048 on June 8, 2021. The release notes include download addresses for the Windows and macOS installers, as well as notes on what bug has been fixed. … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC 21.001.20155

[German]Adobe released a security update for Adobe Acrobat (Reader) DC to version 21.001.20155 on May 11, 2021. The release notes provide download addresses for the Windows and macOS installers. Security bulletin APSB21-29 states that the update to the product is … Continue reading

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Audacity and its telemetry: New management’s middle finger to the community

[German]Open source enthusiasts are currently on the barricades, because Audacity has a new management. And this has simply given the audio player a set of functions for telemetry data collection. This does not go down well with the community, which … Continue reading

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End of support for .NET Framework 4.5.2, 4.6, and 4.6.1 in April 2022

[German]In the developer blog, Microsoft informed about the expiring support for the .NET Framework versions 4.5.2, 4.6 and 4.6.1 on April 26, 2021. Their support will end on April 26, 2022, one year from now. Then there will be no … Continue reading

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Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 5b Cumulative Patch KB4135

[German]Small note for users of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 5b: There is the cumulative patch KB4135. Blog reader Michel P. recently pointed it out to me and posted this link. There the prerequisites and improvements for the patch … Continue reading

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