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Security Software Programs / Re: Malwarebytes
« Last post by Corrine on Today at 01:14:46 PM »
Malwarebytes Version component package 1.0.1404, released.

From Malwarebytes 4.4
  • Brute Force Protection (for RDP)
  • Added Naming for Teams UI branding in the Check for Updates Dialog
  • Uninstall Protection
  • Users are now allowed to suppress Scan Notifications when no threats are found
  • Enhanced detection and remediation     
  • Improved performance
Some Issues now addressed:
  • Fixed: Fix problem with showing the reboot dialog when C.U. stuck in some situations.
  • Fixed: Web exclusions get cleared when turning off Web Protection
  • Fixed: Italian language 'Scan time' formatting issue in UI
  • Fixed: Checking for updates doesn't inform user of network error when unable to reach license server
  • Fixed: Permanent exclusion can be added as "IP address" or "Website" exclusion when navigating to blocked IP
  • Fixed: Browser Guard - MB4 interaction doesn't work after MB4 restart (need to restart Chrome also)
  • Fixed: Reopening of Chrome leads to high memory consumption of Native Messaging Host App
  • Fixed: Allow List: Add an item window and Allow a file/website/app/previously detected exploit window are not aligned when German language selected
  • Fixed: Spelling issue Swedish
  • Fixed: mbamtray 'Access violation' crash under certain circumstances
  • Fixed: Tooltip content gets cut if opened on the edge of the window
  • Fixed: Several minor UI issues
Microsoft released KB5004296, the monthly “C” release preview cumulative update with non-security improvements and fixes for Windows 10 Versions 21H1, 20H2, and 2004.

Microsoft now combines the latest servicing stack update (SSU) for your operating system with the latest LCU. For general information about SSUs, see Servicing stack updates and Servicing Stack Updates (SSU): Frequently Asked Questions.

For information about the types of updates released by Microsoft each month see Windows 10 update servicing cadence primer.

Update: To get the update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. The link to download and install the update can be found in the Optional updates available area. To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Windows 10 update history
Adobe released an optional hotfix for Adobe Acrobat DC and Adobe Reader DC for Windows that addresses important bug fixes for vulnerabilities described in the corresponding security bulletins of Reader and Acrobat.

Release date:  July 29, 2021
Vulnerability identifier: None
Platform: Windows

Bug fixes

  • 4336133: Acrobat prompting to update browser/operating system on a machine with IE11 due to IE7 emulation mode being enforced in embedded IE mode.
  • 4334561: SAP: Fixing a GDI leak in Acrobat & Reader
Update or Complete Download:  Reader DC and Acrobat DC were updated to version 21.005.20060.  Updates should become available via the internal updater or checks can be manually activated by choosing Help/Check for Updates.  Reader DC and other versions are available here:

Note: UNcheck any pre-checked additional options presented with the update. They are not part of the software update and are completely optional.

Release Notes
Microsoft released an out-of-band non-security quality improvement update described as follows:

"Addresses an issue with devices that do not comply with section 3.2.1 of the RFC 4556 specification. Noncompliant printers, scanners, and multifunction devices might not work when you use smart card authentication (PIV). This issue occurs after you install the July 13, 2021 update on domain controllers (DC) in your environment. For more information, see KB5005408."

Update:  This out-of-band update can only be obtained from the standalone package at the Microsoft Update Catalog website.
General Software News, Updates & Discussions / Re: Microsoft Edge Preview Builds
« Last post by Corrine on July 27, 2021, 05:30:46 PM »
Dev channel update to 93.0.961.2 is live

Added features:
  • Added an allow list to media autoplay settings. 
  • Added the ability to un-ignore password health alerts for a particular website. 
  • Combined the Settings pages for Start, Home, and New Tab pages.
  • Enabled the new Share experience by default.
MyPal 29.3.0 (released this Jul 24, 2021)

The update corresponds [to PaleMoon] version 29.3.0

Differences: Applied "prefers-color-scheme" stuff. Not applied poking with newtab and about:home for win10 - placing search icon inside the search box, i think this not needed and they did not complete that for this version. Let we see that when it will be complete.

My current add-ons are:
     uBlock Origin
     HTTPS Always 5.2.25
     NoSquint 2.2.2
     Lazarus: Form Recovery 2.3.1

Available via the internal updater:   Help / Check for Updates ;

or full download from
General Software News, Updates & Discussions / Microsoft Monthly Quality Updates
« Last post by Corrine on July 23, 2021, 09:06:52 PM »
We're all familiar with "Update Tuesday" or "Patch Tuesday" on the second Tuesday of each month.  Those updates include both security and non-security updates.  However, even though I identify the monthly “C Updates as "release preview cumulative update with non-security improvements and fixes", here's a link to the official description of the Monthly quality updates in the event anyone has questions.
General Software News, Updates & Discussions / Re: Windows 11 Insider DEV Channel
« Last post by Corrine on July 22, 2021, 09:44:26 PM »
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22000.100

See the blog post for the changes and improvements as well as a long list of fixes to the Taskbar, Settings, File Explorer, Search, Widgets and more.
90.0.2 was released 22 July 2021

Squashed a couple of bugs:
General Software News, Updates & Discussions / Re: Microsoft Edge Preview Builds
« Last post by Corrine on July 21, 2021, 07:59:27 PM »
Dev channel update to 93.0.957.0 is live

Added features:
  • Added the ability to change the icon for PWAs or websites installed as apps when they’re installed.
  • Added management policies (administrative templates and documentation to come):
    • Added a management policy to control if OneAuth Authentication is Enforced.
    • Added a management policy to control Printing a Webpage Layout.
    • Added a management policy to set an Autoplay Allowlist.
    • Added a management policy to give or take away Feature Flag Overrides Control. 
    • Added a management policy on Mac to control if MAU is Enabled, which controls if updates occur through Microsoft AutoUpdate.
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