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April’s Patch Tuesday brings us several, security-related, Microsoft Office updates and some small changes in UX and accessibility. In addition, Microsoft has also announced the much-needed retirement of the “legacy”, non-Chromium-based Edge Browser. T…

Read More Patch Tuesday, April 2021 – Microsoft Removes Legacy, Non-Chromium-based Edge Browser; Pushes several MS Office Updates  

Since the beginning of time, security analysts have been profoundly concerned with Windows security. A myriad of techniques have been published over the years that aim to weaken or circumvent its security in a variety of ways. In relation to credential…

Read More What is Mimikatz?

On the 2ndof March, Microsoft rolled out several out-of-band patches for minor and medium Windows vulnerabilities and exposures. Of particular interest are the mitigations for CVE-2021-27065, CVE-2021-26858, CVE-2021-26857, and CVE-2021-26855, discover…

Read More Patch Tuesday, March 2021: Microsoft Releases Several Out-of-Band Patches for Windows Exposures, Including Four Documented Zero-Day Server Exchange Vulnerabilities

Whenever I think about SAM and software assets, I remember my very first CND lesson – forget about scharfes-ing the word “asset” because it has nothing in common with what you’re up against in IT management. Instead, replace “s” with the dollar sign (“…

Read More Software Asset Management (SAM) Revisited – ITAM vs SAM and the Real Cost of High-Velocity Upscaling

Microsoft has recently released the patched vulnerabilities roll which includes 56 system and operating system vulnerabilities and security updates for Windows 10. The complete patching list includes over 1000 items, 300 of them having been flagged as …

Read More Patch Tuesday (February 2021): Microsoft Patches 56 Windows Vulnerabilities, including a Window Zero-Day Vulnerability