Tag Archives: Windows

Windows Defender Application Control: Recommended blocking rules (May 2022)

[German]In Windows 10 and Windows 11, Windows Defender Application Control (WDAC) and AppLocker are available as features in the enterprise variants (Windows 10/11 Enterprise) as security features (see this post). Now, Microsoft has published a list of recommended blocking rules … Continue reading

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Windows out-of-band updates (05/19/2022) fixes AD authentication error and Store installation error

[German]Microsoft has released a series of unscheduled updates (out-of-band updates) for supported versions of Windows (client and server) as of May 19, 2022, to correct issues caused by the May 10 security updates. These include the Active Directory authentication issue … Continue reading

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0Patch fixes vulnerabilities (CVE-2022-26809 and CVE-2022-22019) in Windows

[German]The ACROS Security team around founder Mitja Kolsek has released a micro patch to close the Remote Procedure Call Runtime Integer Overflows vulnerabilities CVE-2022-26809 and CVE-2022-22019). The patch is available for Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2, up to … Continue reading

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Nvidia security updates for Kepler GTX 700/600 GPU WHQL driver (473.47) released

[German]Nvidia has released a security update for the graphics driver of the Kepler GeForce GPUs on May 16, 2022, as you can read on this website. The new GeForce WHQL driver has the version 473.47 and is available for Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft has fixed the (PetitPotam) NTLM Relay Vulnerability (CVE-2022-26925) with Windows May 2022 Update

[German]Another addendum from this week: On patchday, Microsoft closed some vulnerabilities with its security update for Windows on May 10, 2022. One vulnerability (CVE-2022-26925, Windows LSA Spoofing) affects NTLM relay attacks on systems. The updates are another fix to the … Continue reading

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China bans Mac, Windows and foreign PCs for government agencies and state-owned enterprises

The Chinese government has decided to free itself from dependence on foreign suppliers within two years. To this end, Apple products, Windows and foreign PCs, especially from Dell and HP, are to be replaced by domestic solutions/products in all government … Continue reading

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Windows May 2022 Updates Cause AD Authentication Failure (Server, Client)

[German]The May 10, 2022 security updates for Windows cause several issues. One concerns authentication on domain controllers. This seems to fail for various machines (client and server) due to certificate errors. All clients are affected, from Windows 7 SP1 (with … Continue reading

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Windows, Office: May 2022 Patchday issues and mysteries

[German]Microsoft has released various security updates for Windows, Office, Net etc. on May 10, 2022. While relatively few problems were fixed by these updates, some users seem to have problems with the update installation or afterwards. Affected is for example … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (May 10, 2022)

[German]On May 10, 2022, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office, etc. – as well as for other products – were released. Below is a compact overview of these updates that were released on Patchday. The … Continue reading

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Apple, Google, Microsoft support new initiative of the FIDO Alliance for "Passwordless Sign-Ins

[German]Yesterday, May 5, was "World Password Day" – and from this point of view, the announcement of the FIDO Alliance to make the Internet more secure and usable for everyone is only logical. The FIDO Alliance and the World Wide … Continue reading

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