Tag Archives: Updates

Patchday: Windows 8.1/Server 2012 Updates (February 9, 2021)

[German]As of February 9, 2021, Microsoft has released various updates for Windows 8.1. However, these updates are also available for Windows Server 2012 R2. Here is some information about them. Advertising

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Patches for Citrix security vulnerabilities (Sept. 2020)

[German]Citrix has already issued a security bulletin regarding vulnerabilities and security updates for Citrix Application Delivery Controller, Citrix Gateway and Citrix SD-WAN WANOP appliance on September 18, 2020. 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 patches for Cisco IOS and IOS XE (Sept. 2020)

[German]Cisco has released critical security updates for its IOS and IOS XE network operating systems. The updates close a total of 24 critical vulnerabilities in the products. It should therefore be patched promptly. Advertising

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Survey: How satisfied are you with the Office/Windows updates?

[German]The updates that Microsoft releases for Office and Windows are felt to be getting worse every week. But what is the real situation of the users? Are reports about update problems a fantasy of the press? Are your satisfied with … Continue reading

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Outlook: June 2020 updates and PST issues?

[German]Do the security updates released by Microsoft in June 2020 cause issues with corrupted Outlook PST files? Is it because of the updates for Windows or Office? Advertising

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Microsoft resumes optional updates from July 2020

[German]Microsoft seems to be getting back into gear after the coronavirus restrictions. Starting in July 2020, the company plans to distribute optional updates during C and D week for Windows 10 and Windows Server again. Advertising

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Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 Updates (April 21, 2020)

[German]On April 21, 2020, Microsoft released a monthly preview rollup for Windows 8.1 as well as optional updates for various Windows 10 versions. Here is an overview about these optional updates. Advertising

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April 2020 Patchday: Review and issues

[German]On April 14, 2020 a series of security updates for Windows, Office etc. were released. These partially close 0-day vulnerabilities, but there is also collateral damage. For example, VBA code signing no longer works after installing the Office security updates. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (March 10, 2020)

[German]On March 10, 2020, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, etc. Here is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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End of Support for Microsoft Products in January 2020

[German]In a few days Windows 7 SP1 receives security updates for the last time (at least for the broad mass of users). Then the support for this operating system will end. But in January 2020, support for a number of … Continue reading

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