Tag Archives: Windows

HP Touchpoint Analytics vulnerability put PCs at risk

[German]HP Touchpoint Analytics software is pre-installed on most HP computers. A vulnerability allows attackers to gain administrator privileges. Here’s what you need to know about that incident. Advertising

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iTunes and iCloud for Windows: Vulnerability is exploited

[German]There are vulnerabilities in the Bonjour updater in iTunes and iCloud for Windows that are currently being exploited by cyber criminals to spread ransomware. Apple has now released updates to close this vulnerability. Anyone who has ever installed Apple software … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (October 8, 2019)

[German]On October 8, 2019, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, Office, etc. Here is a compact overview of these updates. Advertising

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More October 2019 update (RDP) issues on Windows

[German]After the September and October 2019 updates for Windows, there are not only printer issues. I have also noticed RDP issues. And the Sept. 2019 update KB4515384 causes boot problems with certain network drivers. Advertising

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Windows/IE: Issues and confusion with updates (10/03/2019)

[German]Microsoft has released a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer on October 3, 2019, as well as an optional bug fix update for various Windows versions to fix the printer bug. At the end of the day, it turns out … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer: Cumulative Update KB4524135 (10/03/2019)

[German]Microsoft finally released the cumulative security update KB4524135 for Internet Explorer versions 9 to 11 on October 3, 2019 to close a vulnerability that had become known in September. Advertising

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Windows: Printer issues after Sept. 2019 Update confirmed

[German]Microsoft has just confirmed that some Windows systems may experience problems with printers after the September 2019 updates has bee installed. Here are an overview and also the details I know so far. Advertising

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Analysis: Nodersok-Malware – Defender doesn’t detect it

[German]Microsoft has just released an analysis of the Nodersok infection chain. The malware runs entirely in memory and is difficult for antivirus programs such as Defender to detect (but Microsoft Defender ATP can detect the malware). There are thousands of … Continue reading

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Microsoft uses Bitlocker self-encrypting drives (SEDs)

[German]Microsoft doesn’t trust self-encrypting drives (SEDs) no more and has begun to encrypt self-encrypting drives (SEDs) using Bitlocker in Windows 10. Advertising

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Sophos releases Sandboxie 5.31.4 for free

[German]Sophos, the owner of Sandboxie software, has just announced that the tool will be released for free. A license is no longer required – in version 5.31.4 all restrictions have been removed. The release as open source will follow. Here … Continue reading

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