Tag Archives: Windows

Windows: Vulnerabilities in McAfee Endpoint Security (Nov. 2020)

[German]Users of McAfee Endpoint Security should update the product. Because vulnerabilities weakens Windows security. Here is some information. Advertising

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Windows network printer offline/blocked due to Malwarebytes, fix available as beta

[German]Another short note for users of Malwarebytes security solutions. Since October 20, 2020, users have been reporting and complaining that their network printers are offline under Windows. In the meantime, Malwarebytes has released a beta version with a correction that … Continue reading

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Sysinternals tools: Modules updated (11.2020)

[German]Microsoft employee Mark Russinovich gave an update to individual modules of the Sysinternals tools, as I saw the night in a tweet. Here is a short overview of these updates. Advertising

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Windows Kernel 0-day vulnerability used in the wild

[German]Cybercriminals use an exploit chain to attack a patched 0-day vulnerability in the chrome browser (Edge) and an unpatched 0-day vulnerability in the Windows kernel. The vulnerability has just been disclosed by Google Project Zero. Advertising

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Update KB4577586 removes Flash in Windows 8 – 10/Server

[German]Microsoft has released update KB4577586 for Windows on October 27, 2020. The purpose of this update is to provide an option to remove the Adobe Flash Player. Advertising

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End of support for Windows 10 and Office builds (October 2020 to May 2021)

[English]With the October 2020 patchday, the end of support for various Windows and Office products is approaching, which will soon no longer receive updates. Here is a brief overview of which products are no longer supported or have already reached … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in Nvidia GeForce Experience application fixed

[German]Nvidia recently had to release a security update for an application for its GeForce Experience driver package. The update fixed a security hole that was classified as critical. Advertising

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Chromium 68 browsers (Chrome, Edge etc.) create debug.log files

[German]Browsers based on the Chromium code such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Chromium Edge, Vivaldi etc. sporadically generate nonsensical debug.log files in version 68.x. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (October 13, 2020)

[German]On October 13, 2020, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, etc. Here you will find a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Windows Update can be abused for malware delivery

[German]A nasty thing a security researcher has come across. Windows Update can be tricked into downloading and then running malware. Falls into the category LoLBins (living-off-the-land binaries). Advertising

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