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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

Java browser plug-in on OS X re-enabled with update to Java 7

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Reports earlier this week noted that Apple had recently once again blocked Java 7 browser plug-ins on OS X. While the exact reason was unclear, a terminal workaround is no longer required as today Oracle released update 13 for Java 7 for Mac OS X. The critical patch brings over...
Java browser plug-in on OS X re-enabled with update to Java 7

Serious flaw present in latest Java Runtime Environment for desktops and servers, researchers say

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Java vulnerability hunters from Polish security research firm Security Explorations claim to have found a new vulnerability that affects the latest desktop and server versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE).The vulnerability is located in Java's Reflection API component and can be used to completely bypass the Java security...
Serious flaw present in latest Java Runtime Environment for desktops and servers, researchers say

Apple tries to kill its own Java on most Macs

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Apple yesterday started scrubbing most Macs of older Java browser plug-ins, a move that will force users to download the software from Oracle....
Apple tries to kill its own Java on most Macs
Java update: Oracle fixes 42 security issues today

Java's new "very high" security mode can't protect you from malware

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Security researchers have uncovered a newly discovered bug in Oracle's Java framework that allows attackers to bypass important security protections designed to prevent malware attacks. The security improvements were introduced in Java 7 Update 10, and they came after a spate of in-the-wild attacks exploited fully patched versions of...
Java's new "very high" security mode can't protect you from malware

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
Apple, Facebook, and Twitter hacks reportedly originated in Eastern Europe

Site used in malware attack on Apple, Facebook explains how it happened

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The owner of a website that was a conduit used by hackers to breach employee computers at both Facebook and Apple has come forward to explain the events that took place last month. Ian Sefferman, co-founder of the iPhoneDevSDK website, said Wednesday in a blog post that he’d found evidence...
Site used in malware attack on Apple, Facebook explains how it happened
Apple hacked by the same Chinese hackers that breached Facebook
Web forum for iPhone developers hosted malware that hacked Facebook

Apple Says It, Too, Was Attacked by Hackers

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Apple said Tuesday that a small number of its employees’ computers were hacked through a vulnerability in the Java browser plug-in, but said none of its internal data was compromised. “Apple has identified malware which infected a limited number of Mac systems through a vulnerability in the Java plug-in for...
Apple Says It, Too, Was Attacked by Hackers

New security protection, fixes for 39 exploitable bugs coming to Java

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A dialog box presented by Java when it encounters an application that isn't signed by a digital certificate. Java.com Oracle plans to release an update for the widely exploited Java browser plugin. The update fixes 39 critical vulnerabilities and introduces changes designed to make it harder to carry out...
New security protection, fixes for 39 exploitable bugs coming to Java

Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks

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Mac users running the latest version of Apple's OS X are now fully protected against an attack that allows hackers to hijack some encrypted browsing sessions. Apple OS X users also received new defenses against malware attacks that exploit Oracle's frequently abused Java browser plugin. In all, an OS...
Mac OS X update protects users against CRIME attacks
Another Java zero-day exploit in the wild actively attacking targets

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 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....
Oracle releases new Java fixes, speeds up patching cycle

Apple HQ also targeted by hackers, will release tool to protect customers

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Apple says a "small number" of computers on its Cupertino campus were attacked by hackers, according to a series of tweets from Reuters. The hack appears to exploit the same Java vulnerability that recently compromised computers at Facebook. “There is no evidence that any data left Apple," the company...
Apple HQ also targeted by hackers, will release tool to protect customers

Post-patch, US-CERT continues call to disable Java plug-in

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Even though Oracle patched critical Java vulnerabilities on Monday, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is still urging users to disable Java browser plug-ins....
Post-patch, US-CERT continues call to disable Java plug-in

Oracle reveals plans for Java security improvements

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Oracle plans to make changes to strengthen the security of Java, including fixing its certificate revocation checking feature, preventing unsigned applets from being executed by default and adding centralized management options with whitelisting capabilities for enterprise environments.These changes, along with other security-related efforts, are intended to "decrease the exploitability...
Oracle reveals plans for Java security improvements
Fool me Twice: Apple releases Java update for the latest Zero Day
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