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Oracle releases new Java fixes, speeds up patching cycle

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Oracle released new Java security updates on Tuesday and announced plans to accelerate the release of future Java patches following recent attacks that have infected computers with malware by exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities in Java browser plug-ins. The new updates, Java 7 Update 15 and Java 6 Update 41, address...
Oracle releases new Java fixes, speeds up patching cycle

Apple releases malware detection tool

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Apple released an update Thursday to detect a piece of malware after letting users know that it would push out the tool earlier in the week. The program, available for download from Apple’s support pages, will remove most variants of the malware program Flashback, which is believed to have affected...
Apple releases malware detection tool

Oracle investigating two new vulnerabilities in latest Java, but Windows users have less to fear

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Researchers from the Polish firm Security Explorations have identified two new vulnerabilities in the latest version of Java, which was released just this week to address two other security holes. The bad news is that these new flaws can be exploited (together) to achieve a complete sandbox bypass in Java...
Oracle investigating two new vulnerabilities in latest Java, but Windows users have less to fear

Apple Once Again Blocks Java 7 Web Plug-in

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Earlier this month, Apple took the unusual step of remotely blocking Oracle's Java 7 browser plug-in due to a major security vulnerability, using the "Xprotect" anti-malware system built into OS X to enforce a minimum version number that had yet to be released. Within days, Oracle updated Java to address...
Apple Once Again Blocks Java 7 Web Plug-in

How to use Java applets in OS X after Java 2012-003 update

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Apple's latest Java update requires you periodically enable the Java plug-in manually. Here is how this works in OS X. [Read more]...
How to use Java applets in OS X after Java 2012-003 update

Apple patches new Java security issues, gently shoving it out the door in the process

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It’s not a good month for Java. Last week, Mozilla advised Firefox users to disable Java, citing security concerns. Today it became known that Apple has a fresh patch for Java that covers several security holes. The issue that Mozilla warned over was present in Java 7. The problems that...
Apple patches new Java security issues, gently shoving it out the door in the process

Websites From Hell reminds us that the Web was once a very ugly place

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Ah…We have really come a long way in Web design, haven’t we? The Internet went from a clumsy, messy place that grabbed data through our phone lines to a force for innovation and innovative designs. But back in the ’90s, websites weren’t ugly because “that was the thing” — there...
Websites From Hell reminds us that the Web was once a very ugly place

Yet another Java vulnerability discovered, researchers recommend disabling browser plug-in

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Following an attack on a smaller number of corporate Macs that exploited exploited a flaw in the Java browser plug-in, researchers from security firm FireEye are warning users of yet another new Java zero-day vulnerability. According to a blog post published yesterday (via IDG), browsers running Java v1.6 Update...
Yet another Java vulnerability discovered, researchers recommend disabling browser plug-in

Java-based Web attack installs backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac computers

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A new Web-based social engineering attack that relies on malicious Java applets attempts to install backdoors on Windows, Linux and Mac computers, according to security researchers from antivirus vendors F-Secure and Kaspersky Lab....
Java-based Web attack installs backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac computers

Apple pushes out Java updates to disable automatic applet execution

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Apple on Tuesday released two Java updates for OS X 10.7 Lion and OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard which mimic the functionality of a recent Safari update that disables the automatic execution of Java applets....
Apple pushes out Java updates to disable automatic applet execution

Apple removes Java from all OS X Web browsers

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Sophos Naked Security Apple has further distanced itself from Oracle's Java software framework with a Mac update released on Wednesday that removes a Java plugin from all Mac-compatible Web browsers. Users who install the update will find a browser placeholder when they encounter Web-based content that requires Java, according...
Apple removes Java from all OS X Web browsers

Apple releases fix for Flashback malware

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It promised earlier this week that a fix was coming, and Apple has now delivered a Java security update that is says removes "the most common variants of the Flashback malware." That update also reconfigures the Java web plug-in to disable the automatic execution of Java applets by default,...
Apple releases fix for Flashback malware
Apple updates Java for a third time, this time with Flashback malware removal

New vulnerability bypasses Oracle's attempt to stop malware drive-by-downloads via Java applets

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Researchers from the Polish firm Security Explorations have identified a serious vulnerability in the latest version of Java that completely bypasses the new security level Oracle recently introduced for Java applets. Coupled with the two other vulnerabilities discovered by the same firm less than two weeks ago, Java users are...
New vulnerability bypasses Oracle's attempt to stop malware drive-by-downloads via Java applets

Java-based Web Attack Installs Backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac Computers

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A new Web-based social engineering attack that relies on malicious Java applets attempts to install backdoors on Windows, Linux and Mac computers, according to......
Java-based Web Attack Installs Backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac Computers
OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3 released; outstanding issues still abound

Mozilla joins the chorus, tells Firefox users to disable Java due to security hole

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Mozilla must have seen the news this week: Security companies are recommending you disable Java, or just uninstall it. The organization is recommending the same to its Firefox users: At this time there is no patch available from Oracle to address the vulnerability within Java. We recommend that users disable...
Mozilla joins the chorus, tells Firefox users to disable Java due to security hole
Java for Mac update stops web browsers from automatically running applets

Apple Releases Java Update to Remove Flashback Malware

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Apple just released Java for OS X 2012-003, an update to the java implementation in OS X. The update removes "the most common variants of the Flashback malware." It also closes the hole that allowed the infection in the first place. This Java security update removes the most common variants...
Apple Releases Java Update to Remove Flashback Malware
Java still has a crucial role to play--despite security risks

Oracle Patches Java Vulnerability

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Oracle says it has repaired a security flaw in its Java software that inspired a rare call from the Department of Homeland Security advising consumers to disable the software entirely. On Sunday afternoon Oracle released a patch for the critical vulnerability which could be exploited to install and execute malicious...
Oracle Patches Java Vulnerability

Oracle pushes Java 7 Update 13 out early, after one of 50 vulnerabilities addressed is exploited in the wild

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Just a day after news broke that Apple had blocked Java for the second time this month, Oracle on Friday announced the release of Java 7 Update 13 to address 50 vulnerabilities. The patch comes more than two weeks early (the February 2013 Critical Patch was originally scheduled for February...
Oracle pushes Java 7 Update 13 out early, after one of 50 vulnerabilities addressed is exploited in the wild

Java 7 Update 21 to fix bugs, change applet warning messages

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Oracle will release a new version of Java on Tuesday that will include 42 security fixes and will make changes to how Web-based Java content will be presented inside browsers.Thirty-nine of the vulnerabilities patched by the new Java 7 Update 21 (7u21) can be exploited remotely without authentication, Oracle...
Java 7 Update 21 to fix bugs, change applet warning messages

Upcoming Firefox Click-to-play Feature Will Stop Automated Plug-in Exploits

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Mozilla developers are working on a new Firefox feature that will block the automated display of plug-in-based content like Flash videos, Java applets or PDF......
Upcoming Firefox Click-to-play Feature Will Stop Automated Plug-in Exploits

Apple slips out new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion beta, leaves 2007 MacBook Pro in a momentary lurch

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Apple looks to be stepping up the frequency of OS X Mountain Lion beta updates after initially keeping the pace slow and steady: it just posted a new, unceremoniously titled 12A206J build for developers. What the update fixes in the Developer Preview isn't clear, but there are still glitches...
Apple slips out new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion beta, leaves 2007 MacBook Pro in a momentary lurch
Oracle updates Java two weeks early to address more security vulnerabilities

Apple blacklists Java on OS X to prevent latest "critical" exploits

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Apple has blacklisted the latest version of the Java browser plug-in to protect Mac users from the latest Java exploits. As noted by MacRumors, OS X now requires a newer, as-yet unreleased version of the Java plug-in which is expected to patch a flaw that resulted from an incomplete...
Apple blacklists Java on OS X to prevent latest "critical" exploits

Oracle releases Java fix, but security concerns remain

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Oracle released Java 7 update 11 (Java 7u11) on Sunday following a warning from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) advising users to disable the software due to a serious and previously unknown security vulnerability. Even with the available fix, CERT, part of the Department of Homeland Security,...
Oracle releases Java fix, but security concerns remain
Oracle updates Java to fix security exploits already in the wild, but safety is not guaranteed

Apple releases promised Java security update that removes Flashback malware

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We had reported yesterday that Apple was working to take down the servers distributing the Flashback malware and that it planned to release a removal tool. Now the removal patch has been released, and you can get it via Software Update. Apple has posted additional details about the patch in...
Apple releases promised Java security update that removes Flashback malware
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