Tag Archives: Windows

Microsoft Security Update Summary (May 11, 2021)

[German]On May 11, 2021, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for Microsoft Exchange – have been released. Below is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Windows: Create and detect hidden user accounts

[German]Today a short article about a security topic I recently came across by chance. It’s about the possibility to create hidden but active user accounts under Windows via net user command. This ability is increasingly being exploited by malware to … Continue reading

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Microsoft Defender floods Windows system drive with files (May 2021)

[German]Quick question to see if any of you are affected. Microsoft Defender, which is included by default in Windows, seems to have been running amok for a few hours now, creating and leaving thousands of files on Windows servers (and … Continue reading

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Windows driver with vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-21551) puts millions of Dell systems at risk

[German]Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in a driver that has been installed on millions of Dell consumer and enterprise Windows systems over the past 12 years. These vulnerabilities allow an attacker to perform privilege escalation. In other words, the vulnerability … Continue reading

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Patchday Review & Issues (April 2021)

[German]On April 13, 2021, Microsoft released a slew of security updates for Windows and other Microsoft products. In the context of a patchday recap, I would like to summarize some information about these updates. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (April 13, 2021)

[German]On April 13, 2021, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for Microsoft Exchange – have been released. Below is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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Edge-News: End of Legacy Edge, Problems with Updates, IE Redirection to Edge

[German]As of April 13, 2021, Microsoft will remove Legacy Edge from newer Windows 10 builds. Could there be any problems? Another issue is the effect that Internet Explorer is immediately redirected to the new Edge at startup. In an omnibus … Continue reading

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PowerShell Script to uninstall Windows Updates, to fix March 2021 Printing issues

[German]Windows March 2021 updates has caused a mess with printing issues (blue screens, graphic printing issues etc.). German blog reader Andy has written a PowerShell script to uninstall the problematic March 2021 updates in Windows 10 that are causing the … Continue reading

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News about the printer issues (BSOD) after March 2021 update

[German]Microsoft has now confirmed the printing problems (partly BlueScreens) after installing the March 2021 security updates for Windows and is working on re-releases. In addition, there are some hints from blog readers on how they got the systems working again. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (March 9, 2021)

[German]On March 9, 2021, Microsoft has released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, Internet Explorer, and so on. Below is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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