Tag Archives: Symantec

Statement from Broadcom on issue after Symantec acquisition

[German]A Broadcom employee just contacted me on the blog and gave a statement about the problems with issuing Symantec SEP licenses. It is hoped to have the problems under control by the end of April 2020 – this is how … Continue reading

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Symantec acquisition by Broadcom ends in license/support chaos

[German]Another short message for IT service providers and people who need licenses for Symantec security products. After Broadcom's acquisition of Symantec, things are likely to go haywire and distributors will not be able to issue new licenses. 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 ...

Security Update for Symantec Endpoint Protection

[German]If someone is using Symantec Endpoint Protection on their Windows clients, the antivirus solution should be updated quickly. This is because older versions have critical security vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Windows 7: Microsoft removed Update hold for systems with Symantec Endpoint Protection

[German]Since August 27, 2019, Microsoft has lifted the update blockade for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for systems with installed Symantec/Norton antivirus software. Symantec has given Microsoft permission to release Windows updates. However, these users should install … Continue reading

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Symantec releases a patch for the SHA-2 bug in Windows 7

[English]Antivirus vendor Symantec has released a patch to fix the update issue on Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2. Distribution is scheduled for August 21, 2019 for various language versions, the English version is said to have already been … Continue reading

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