Tag Archives: Software

Microsoft Teams: Appointment/language bug and new/old problems with FXLogix in connection with Citrix/VDI

[German]Today I'm posting another reader note about the old Microsoft Teams 1.7 client here on the blog, which has problems with the language. I had already discussed the problem here on the blog in February 2024 – nothing has changed. … Continue reading

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AnyDesk: They have signed the client with an old certificate (April 24, 2024)

[German]Brief information for AnyDesk (remote desktop software). On April 24/25, 2024, the remote maintenance provider AnyDesk rolled out a "rotten" version of its AnyDesk client, which is blocked by Microsoft Defender under Windows. The background to this is that the … 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 ...

Update CrushFTP to v11.1.0, vulnerability (CVE-2024-4040) under attack

[German]CrushFTP is a proprietary file transfer server with multiple protocols and platforms (macOS, Linux, Windows) that is available as shareware with a tiered pricing model. It is aimed at home users through to corporate users. As of April 19, 2024, the … Continue reading

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Critical PuTTY vulnerability CVE-2024-31497 leaks private keys

[German]The free software PuTTY can be used to establish connections via Secure Shell, Telnet, remote login or serial interfaces with a server. However, there is a critical vulnerability in the software in question (CVE-2024-31497) that can be used to reconstruct … Continue reading

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Citrix: License renewal currently not possible? VMware deprecates old web client

[German]Question for Citrix users: Has anyone tried to renew licenses in the last few days? I have received information that there are "currently" problems getting license renewals from Citrix. And another reader has informed me that VMware is discontinuing their … Continue reading

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VMware news: Multi-year subscriptions only? End-user products distribution under Omnissa

[German]Here are some news about VMware by Broadcom. I have just been told that VMware by Broadcom could "soon" only accept subscriptions with terms of 3 or 5 years – but this has probably not yet been finalized. And the … Continue reading

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Massive price hike in license costs: Is Citrix now also copying the "Broadcom business approach"?

[German]German blog reader has told me that there are substantial price hikes for license renewals of Citrix Virtual Desktop solutions or other Citrix products. The question is "does Citrix copies the Broadcom business approach". Advertising

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Breaking news: Microsoft abandons ChatGPT in EU after AI recommendation

[German]Microsoft's plans to roll out its AI solution Copilot worldwide with its products do not seem to be working out very well at the end of the day. Following extreme headwinds  in US congress and in the EU, I understand … Continue reading

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Linux: Backdoor in upstream xz/liblzma; compromise of SSH servers

[German]As of Friday, March 29, 2024, Red Hat has published a warning. The latest versions of the "xz" tools and libraries contain malicious code, a backdoor, which is apparently intended to allow unauthorized access. Affected by the backdoor (vulnerability CVE-2024-3094) … Continue reading

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Deprecated: Test Base, special TLS authentication certificates, Visual Studio App Center

[English]Another brief information: Microsoft has announced the discontinuation of Visual Studio App Center this week. Furthermore, features such as Test Base (Azure) and TLS server authentication certificates with less than 2048 bits were classified as "deprecated" and discontinued for March … Continue reading

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