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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:37 PM
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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:37 PM
Once again there are reports of a Java zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild. All versions of Java are impacted, including the most recent release, JRE 7, Update 10.
With any version of Java installed on your computer, visiting a malicious link can result in a serious malware infection. Significantly, the exploit is not operating system and, although currently targeting Windows systems, can also run the same code on Mac OS X or Linux.
Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:32 PM
Posted 11 January 2013 - 08:33 PM
Adam Gowdiak, a researcher with Polish security firm Security Explorations, told Reuters he believes that Oracle fails to properly test its software fixes for security flaws. "It's definitely safer for users to stay away from Java 'til Oracle starts taking security seriously," he said.
Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:14 AM
Edited by Union_Thug, 12 January 2013 - 10:16 AM.
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