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    Windows 10 v1903 Upgrade Blocked Due to Some Intel Drivers

    May 31st, 2019 by

    Windows 10 v1903 Upgrade Blocked Due to Some Intel Drivers “Microsoft and Intel discovered that on some computers with Intel display drivers users might have issues adjusting their display’s brightness because of a driver compatibility issue after applying the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. “After updating to Window 10, version 1903, brightness settings may sometime appear as […]

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    Beware Office 365 “File Deletion” Alerts!!

    May 30th, 2019 by

    Phishing Emails Pretend to be Office 365 ‘File Deletion’ Alerts ‘A new phishing campaign is underway that pretends to be from the “Office 365 Team” warning recipients that there has been unusual amount of file deletions occurring on their account.’

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    If you have a Qualcomm WiFi chip, be sure to have the latest drivers before installing W10 1903

    May 28th, 2019 by

    Windows 10 Losing Connectivity From Outdated Wi-Fi Drivers “Microsoft says that computers with Qualcomm wireless network adapters might suffer from sporadic loss of Wi-Fi connectivity after installing the Windows 10 May 2019 Update because of out-of-date network drivers. Windows users who want to update to Windows 10 version 1903 can install the latest driver version […]

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    Microsoft Beefs Up Wi-Fi Protection

    May 27th, 2019 by “Microsoft has begun pushing out its May 2019 Windows 10 update, which will flag Wi-Fi networks that are using the outdated and insecure Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) authentication mechanisms.”

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    Windows 10 May 2019 Zero Day Vulnerabilities

    May 27th, 2019 by

    May 2019 0-day disclosures Executive summary Over the past week, starting on Tuesday, May 21, a security researcher publicly disclosed multiple elevation-of-privilege vulnerabilities by posting proof-of-concept code on GitHub. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities requires an attacker to already have code execution. At the time of publication, the researcher has released five sets of proof-of-concept […]

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    Security Mailer (2019 # 21)

    May 26th, 2019 by

    Security Mailer Volume 2019 Number 21 Mozilla updates Firefox, Firefox ESR Thunderbird Cisco Security Advisories Linux updates & patches Microsoft Security updates revised multiple 0-day exploits POC code released General Security reviews last week Wireshark updates

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    Yet Another Massive data breech – this time it’s First American Financial!

    May 25th, 2019 by

    First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records “The Web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. [NYSE:FAF] leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003, until notified this week by KrebsOnSecurity. The digitized records — including bank account […]

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    Some AMD computers unable to install Widows 10 (1903)

    May 25th, 2019 by

    Windows 10 May 2019 Update Not Installing on Some AMD Systems “The Windows 10 May 2019 Update does not install on systems powered by AMD Ryzen or AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors with AMD RAID drivers prior to and configured in SATA or NVMe RAID mode. As explained by Microsoft in a support document published today, when users […]

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    Windows 10 “May 2019 Update” (1903) makes changes to Patching Process

    May 24th, 2019 by

    Systems administrators: You need to know about this Windows 10 1903 patching change PSA: New Update Product Categories for 1903 Release Apparently, the new categories must be selected in order for future 1902 update to be synced.

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    Windows 10 “May Update” has a few problems reported

    May 23rd, 2019 by

    SURPRISE (NOT!) Looks like some problems are surfacing about the “May 2019 Update” for Windows 10. Here are a couple of links that might alert you in advance and/or help you work around some of them.

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