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Episode: 316

Patch Tuesday News! MSIX App Installer Protocol Handler Disabled Again! HPE Acquires Juniper!

On this week’s episode of the podcast I do a roundup of the Windows Updates in the first Patch Tuesday of 2024, I cover some details of the HPE acquisition of Juniper Networks, the unfortunate news of more tech layoffs and much more!

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Here are this episode’s links as shown in the YouTube video:

Scripts, Tricks and Tips:

How to build an interactive menu with PowerShell:

https://4sysops.com/archives/how-to-build-an-interactive-menu-with-powershell/

Hack The Box:

https://twitter.com/Rorymon/status/1742342713092235643

Community Modules for Autopilot

https://oofhours.com/2023/12/27/use-the-new-community-modules-for-autopilot/

Create a free lab for Microsoft 365 and Intune:

https://4sysops.com/archives/create-a-free-lab-for-microsoft-365-and-intune/

Validate UAT Images with Azure Pipelines and Pester:

https://stealthpuppy.com/vdi-uat-testing-azure-pipelines/

Lessons Learned with Chocolatey & WinGet:

https://www.rorymon.com/blog/lessons-learned-with-chocolatey-winget/ 

Numecent Swag Giveaway:

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:7145096511457009664

News:

Patch Tuesday News Roundup:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-january-2024-patch-tuesday-fixes-49-flaws-12-rce-bugs/

Microsoft Addresses Error Apply Bitlocker Patch:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-shares-script-to-update-windows-10-winre-with-bitlocker-fixes/

Microsoft Security Advisory on Bitlocker Security ByPass Vulnerability:

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2024-20666

Microsoft Disable MSIX App Installer Protocol Handler Again:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-disables-msix-protocol-handler-abused-in-malware-attacks/

More Tech Layoffs Announced:

https://www.theregister.com/2024/01/11/twitch_employee_layoff/

HPE Acquires Juniper:

https://www.reuters.com/markets/deals/hewlett-packard-enterprise-nears-13-bln-deal-buy-juniper-networks-wsj-2024-01-08/?taid=659c8db16860d50001e1e65c&utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

VMware To Take Largest Account Direct:

https://www.channelweb.co.uk/news/4161460/broadcom-takes-vmware-accounts-direct-effective-immediately?utm_id=43d7339346bbcf145f3ebea61246b62b&utm_term=TENABLE&utm_campaign=CRN%20Daily%2001%20V2&utm_content=%0A%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20Broadcom%20takes%20top%20VMware%20accounts%20direct%20%27effective%20immediately%27%0A%20%20%20%20%20%20&utm_medium=email&utm_source=CRN%20UK%20Daily

CVAD 2311 Details:

https://www.citrix.com/blogs/2023/12/20/whats-new-with-citrix-cvad-2311-and-cloud-updates/

Copilot App for iOS and iPadOS:

https://wccftech.com/copilot-now-available-for-iphone-and-ipad-users/amp/

Thread about NY Times Lawsuit Against OpenAI:

https://twitter.com/CeciliaZin/status/1740109462319644905

Comment on Challenges of Large Language Models:

https://twitter.com/ChombaBupe/status/1741531065032798360

Deloitte Rollout Generative AI Chatbot Internally:

https://www.ft.com/content/38ab8068-9f09-4104-859d-111aa1dc47ad

Intel Announces new CPUs:

https://www.engadget.com/intel-14th-gen-hx-cpu-launch-230005176.html

Merck Arranges Settlement with Insurers:

https://therecord.media/merck-insurance-settlement-notpetya?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=289092202&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9_83jMP5tpko-o37H9VqahGIIyRF-WSMWZOesfmqDnaoOXLU9MZs-dw8q1Ixd57evCw3rRQUSYDnHm_5l9qk2bu2gCdw&utm_content=289092202&utm_source=hs_email

Crazy Story of IT Project Too Big to Fail:

https://www.theregister.com/2023/04/18/fujitsu_gets_142_million_uk/

Some Management Settings Became Permanent for some Android Users:

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/intune-customer-success/known-issue-some-management-settings-become-permanent-on-android/ba-p/4012577

Apple Product Ban Lifted Temporarily:

https://www.techzine.eu/news/privacy-compliance/114765/apple-escapes-us-ban-on-selling-latest-watch-series/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

FSLogix Issue in Citrix and a Fix:

https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX585692/after-a-windows-update-the-fslogix-apps-services-used-in-vdi-profiles-often-stops

Microsoft Does Not Recommend Extra Hybrid Join:

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/autopilot/windows-autopilot-hybrid

Upcoming Master Packager Dev:

https://twitter.com/MasterPackager/status/1742235076648116269

GitHub to Enforce 2FA:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/github-warns-users-to-enable-2fa-before-upcoming-deadline/

MS Added Home Router Address to DNS:

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=38702783

Cinema Lost Access to Movies After Possible Cert Issue:

https://entertainment.slashdot.org/story/24/01/03/0026254/alamo-drafthouse-blames-nationwide-theater-outage-on-sony-projector-fail?utm_source=rss1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed

Man Behind GTA6 Leak put in Hospital Indefinitely:

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-67663128

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