Tag Archives: Software

Ad-Blocker uMatrix development has ended

Another short information for users who use the ad blocker uMatrix in browsers like Firefox. The developer Raymond Hill (GorHill) has ‘frozen’ the project and will not develope the software further. Advertising

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Windows Sysinternals updated on Sept. 2020

[German]Microsoft has updated some of the Windows Sysinternals Tools on September 17th/18th, 2020, in which some of the tools were updated and new functions were added. Here is a rough overview. Advertising

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Video Encoder for HiSilicon-Chips (Huawei) with critical vulnerabilities

[German]Security researcher Alexei Kojenov has discovered serious security vulnerabilities in software video encoders written for HI3520D chipsets from Huawei subsidiary HiSilicon. Because of a discovered access with a standard password, he even writes from a backdoor. Advertising

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Thunderbird 68.x: Update to version 78.x is shipped

[German]Short information for users of the Thunderbird e-mail client. The developers have released the auto-update for older 68 versions, which will upgrade them to the current 78.x version. Here is a short outline of the situation and some voices with … Continue reading

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WinBtrfs v1.7.4 released

[German]Short information for people who want to access Linux Btrfs disks under Windows. Blog-reader Georg S. pointed out to me (thanks for that) that on August 23rd, 2020 version v1.7.4 was released. Advertising

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Microsoft: Flash Player will be removable in autumn, support will end in 2021

[German]Microsoft points out in a new post that support for the Adobe Flash Player will generally be discontinued at the end of 2020. Then the Flash Player will be removed from Windows 10. Users should be able to uninstall the … Continue reading

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Cisco closes critical Jabber vulnerability on Windows

[German]Network equipment supplier Cisco has released an updated version of its video conferencing and messaging application Jabber for Windows. The update addresses four critical vulnerabilities that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, Remote Code Execution (RCE). It is … Continue reading

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Popup notifications with ‘Test’ annoyed Android users

[German]It is a strange story that is currently being picked up by the media. Android users get push notifications with the text ‘Test’ in their Messenger apps. At the moment it’s probably unclear where these messages come from – from … Continue reading

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Zero-Day in Autodesk 3ds Max used for industrial espionage

[German]Security analysts at Bitdefender have discovered a new case of industrial espionage by an APT hacker group in a recent analysis. A plugin for Autodesk 3ds Max was used to smuggle malware into companies for industrial espionage purposes. The case … Continue reading

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Firefox 80.0.0 and 78.2.0 esr released

[German]Mozilla’s developers have released the Firefox browser version 80.0.0, as well as 78.2.0 esr on August 25, 2020. Firefox 80 is a new development branch, which is intended to fix both vulnerabilities and bugs. Advertising

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