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  1. From Twitter: Microsoft Security Intelligence on Twitter: "Tamper protection, a new feature that prevents malicious or unauthorized changes to security features, is now generally available for Microsoft Defender ATP customers and enabled by default for home users. Learn what this means and how you can deploy: https://t.co/rk0H3z7gUF https://t.co/PEqCOADVdP" / Twitter Also see Microsoft Now Enables Windows 10 Tamper Protection By Default: To enable Tamper Protection, go to Settings > Windows Security > Virus & Threat Protection and click "Manage Settings". Scroll down to the "Tamper Protection" setting to enable.
  2. Mozilla sent Firefox Version 69.0.3 to the release channel today. The update fixed two bugs. No update has been posted for Firefox ESR. Fixed Fixed download errors for Windows 10 users with Parental Controls enabled (bug 1586228)Fixed Yahoo mail users being prompted to download files when clicking on emails (bug 1582848) Update: To get the update now, select "Help" from the Firefox menu, then pick "About Firefox." Mac users need to select "About Firefox" from the Firefox menu. If you do not use the English language version, Fully Localized Versions are available for download. Release Notes
  3. Although not released prior to the Microsoft Security updates, Adobe later released Version 32.0.0.270 of Adobe Flash Player for Windows, macOS, Linux and Chrome OS. The update contains assorted functional fixes. Release date: October 9, 2019 Vulnerability identifier: None Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS Update: With the option to 'Allow Adobe to install updates', the update will be automatic. Without that setting enabled, either install the update via the update mechanism when prompted or via the Download Center*.Windows 7 and earlier: Installation links for Windows 7 and earlier are provided by Adobe at Installation problems | Flash Player | Windows 7 and earlier: Flash Player for Internet Explorer - ActiveXFlash Player for Firefox/Pale Moon - NPAPIFlash Player for Opera and Chromium-based browsers - PPAPI Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11: Adobe Flash Player will be automatically updated to the latest version for Windows 8.1 and 10.Google Chrome: Adobe Flash Player will be automatically updated to the latest Google Chrome version.Flash Player Uninstaller: http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exeAdobe AIR: Adobe - Adobe AIR Release Notes
  4. Dev channel update to 79.0.294.1 is live Added Features: Added messaging to warn users when they install an extension that has the ability to change their search provider, home page, or new tab page. Added improved messaging and reporting abilities when navigating to unsafe websites. Added a button to set up syncing from the profile flyout.
  5. The Microsoft October security updates have been released and consist of 59 CVEs. Of these 59 CVEs, 9 are rated Critical, 49 are rated Important and 1 is rated Moderate in severity. Two are listed as publicly known and two others are listed as under active attack at the time of release. The updates address Spoofing, Remote Code Execution, Information Disclosure, Tampering and Denial of Service. They apply to the following: Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge (EdgeHTML-based), ChakraCore, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps, SQL Server Management Studio, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Windows Update Assistant and Open Source Software. Note: Adobe has not issued a Flash Player update. Known Issues: See the Known Issues and accompanying work-around in the KB Articles for your version of Windows in the Update History at October 2019 Security Updates. Recommended Reading: See Dustin Childs review and analysis in Zero Day Initiative — The October 2019 Security Update Review.
  6. Note: If you have Parental Controls feature toggled on and are part of a family group, see Some Windows 10 Users Can't Use Firefox for Downloads.
  7. Based on the BC article, Windows 10 KB4524147 Cumulative Update Breaks the Start Menu, although you can uninstall it if you run into the Start Menu issue, it wouldn't hurt to also create a restore point if you haven't installed the update yet.
  8. Microsoft has released an Out-of-Band security update addressing CVE-2019-1367. This CVE addresses a scripting engine memory corruption vulnerability. An update is available for each of Windows 10 versions 1903 through version 1607, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. The following important notice is provided for each version of Windows 10 and a similar notice for Windows 8.1 and Windows 7: Updates provided for the latest Windows 10 version 1903 through version 1607: Windows 10, Version 1903: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4524147 Windows 10, Version 1809: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4524148 Windows 10, Version 1803: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4524149 Windows 10, Version 1709: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4524150 Windows 10, Version 1703: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4524151 Windows 10, Version 1607: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4524152 Windows 8.1: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4524156 Windows 7: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4524157
  9. Mozilla sent Firefox Version 69.0.2 to the release channel today. The update fixed several bugs. No update has been posted for Firefox ESR. Fixed Fixed a crash when editing files on Office 365 websites (bug 1579858) Fixed detection of the Windows 10 Parental Controls feature being enabled (bug 1584613) Fixed a Linux-only crash when changing the playback speed while watching YouTube videos (bug 1582222) Update: To get the update now, select "Help" from the Firefox menu, then pick "About Firefox." Mac users need to select "About Firefox" from the Firefox menu. If you do not use the English language version, Fully Localized Versions are available for download. References Common questions after updating Firefox Security Updates Release Notes Rapid Release Calendar
  10. Microsoft Introduced new Surface products today, the most unexpected of them being the Surface Neo and Surface Duo: Surface Neo -- a foldable dual-screen device with a detachable keyboard that magnetically seals to the back and can be flipped on top of the bottom display. Also included is the new Surface Slim Pen that magnetically attaches to the back and charges at the same time. Surface Duo -- a phone! No, it isn't a Microsoft phone. It is Android and includes Microsoft Launcher. Like the Surface Neo, it also has a foldable dual-screen but with 5.6 inch displays so it can fit in your pocket. The tech press is filled with articles about all of the new devices. A few examples that have pictures and other information about the new products: Microsoft Surface event, everything announced: Pro 7, Pro X, Neo, Duo - Business Insider Microsoft Surface fall 2019 event: Everything announced | Windows Central Microsoft's 2019 Surface event by the numbers
  11. Dev channel update to 79.0.287.2 is live In addition to many fixes, this build includes two long-awaited features: media autoplay blocking, and a more customizable new tab page! The media autoplay blocking setting under edge://settings/content/mediaAutoplay. Other new features include the following: Re-added a prompt to enable Windows location settings if a site requests location permissions but OS-level location settings are disabled. Enabled changing font size in Reading View. Added middle click support to Collections items. Added a tooltip to long Collection titles. Added error messaging for when another program is preventing Edge from installing an update. Added a policy to control the Renderer Code Integrity feature (see Aw, snap! What if Every Tab Crashes?).
  12. Some forum software has the ability to select a theme. If the vote is close, it would be ideal if a "default theme" (the current one) and an "original theme" (the old Scot's) are possible. Although, the changes you've made are a very definite improvement so thank you for that.
  13. Although Windows 10 Version 1903 was released in May, it was done so as a "targeted deployment". As of September 26, 2019, Version 1903 has finally been released for "broad deployment". From Windows 10, version 1903 and Windows Server, version 1903 - Windows Release Information | Microsoft Docs: As a result, Microsoft has released this Compatibility update for installing Windows 10 version 1903: September 26, 2019 which makes improvements to make the installation of Version 1903 easier. Some of the improvements included are as follows: Addresses an issue in the migration file (.mig) which may cause an error to occur after you upgrade. Addresses an issue that causes a black screen when you try to create a new virtual machine (VM). This issue occurs after VMWare version 15.10 or an earlier version is installed and then you upgrade. Addresses incompatible third-party drivers that may cause issues when you upgrade. Addresses an issue during the upgrade in which Korean characters may be clipped or unreadable. Addresses an issue that causes the ESD file to be unnecessarily redownloaded during the upgrade. Addresses hard link issues when you perform an offline upgrade. As indicated in the Bleeping Computer article, Windows 10 Version 1903 Now in Broad Deployment, Available to Everyone:
  14. When using the Quick Reply, the "Preview Post" is at the end of the toolbar as shown below: Then you have to select whether you want to preview in Desktop, Tablet or Phone. Use the X in the right-hand corner to close Preview and return to edit mode.
  15. From Changes to File Types Blocked in Outlook on the Web: The Exchange announcement is here.
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