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NoSpamProxy version 14.0.5 released – update!

[German]Short note for users who use NoSpamProxy to filter mails. The developers have released version 14.0.5 – those who still have an older version installed should update. The background is that the provider Cyren discontinues its services. Advertising

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Vulnerabilities in Bitwarden password manager browser extension can reveal passwords

[German]Users of the Bitwarden password manager run into the risk of the auto-fill feature leaking credentials when visiting websites. Malicious websites could steal credentials via an IFRAME embedded in trusted pages and send them to an attacker. Advertising

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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 ...

Veeam fixes critical vulnerability CVE-2023-27532 in Backup & Replication V11a/V12

[German]A small note for users of the backup software from the manufacturer Veeam. As of March 7, 2023, Veeam has fixed a critical vulnerability (CVE-2023-27532) in its Backup & Replication product in versions V11a/V12 via an update. The update via … Continue reading

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Fortinet March 2023 Security Advisory

[German]Administrators of Fortinet's FortiOS and FortiProxy must become active. The manufacturer has published various security advisories for different products as of March 7, 2023. Among other things, a DoS vulnerability CVE-2022-45861 in FortiOS and FortiProxy are addressed. Some of the … Continue reading

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Critical vulnerability CVE-2023-0656 in SonicWall firewalls

[German]SonicWall has issued a security alert SNWLID-2023-0004 as of March 2, 2023. Several applications are at risk from critical vulnerability CVE-2023-0656. A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in SonicOS allows an unauthenticated attacker to remotely cause a denial of service (DoS) … Continue reading

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Citrix about "Perpetual licenses": Customers should rather take out a subscription

Are Citrix customers who still have perpetual licenses run into problems? The manufacturer is now trying to force these customers into a subscription with its "Universal License". In the medium term, customers with perpetual licenses will have a harder time … Continue reading

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Microsofts FSLogix: Hotfix 1 (2.9.8440.42104) released for buggy v2210

[German]Brief note for troubled administrators in companies who use FSLogix and are annoyed by the numerous bugs in version 2210. Microsoft has now released FSLogix 2210 Hotfix 1 (2.9.8440.42104). This is supposed to fix the numerous problems of version 2210. … Continue reading

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Windows 10/11: Microsoft still ships old version of cURL lib with vulnerabilities (Feb. 2023)

[German]It's a messy story that I'm posting here on the blog again. Microsoft fails to ship cURL with Windows 10/11 in such a way that the software is up to date and no longer has known vulnerabilities. I had already … Continue reading

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Licensing hooks: MS SQL Server license increased by factor 3, and user-based Oracle Java SE licenses.

[German]Today a nice article about how Microsoft and Oracle are pulling customers you around the arena by a nose ring. Blame the licensing thing. Depending on your view, it's either love or hate. Some will happily donate their money for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (February 14, 2023)

[German]On February 14, 2023, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for other products – released. The security updates fix 75 vulnerabilities, of which 9 are critical, 66 are important and … Continue reading

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