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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

New Java vulnerability is being exploited in the wild, disabling Java is currently your only option

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A new Java 0-day vulnerability has been discovered, and is already being exploited in the wild. Currently, disabling the plugin is the only way to protect your computer. The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), which falls under the National Cyber Security Division of the Department of Homeland Security, has...
New Java vulnerability is being exploited in the wild, disabling Java is currently your only option

New Java 7 exploit can potentially affect Macs

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While there are no known attempts to use a newly discovered vulnerability to target Mac users, the exploit has been successfully triggered in both Safari and Firefox on Macs running Mountain Lion. [Read more]...
New Java 7 exploit can potentially affect Macs

Security companies are recommending you disable Java, or just uninstall it

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Last month, I wrote about how Microsoft told its users to update Java or kill it. This week, a new 0-day vulnerability in Sun’s software is pushing security companies to do the same, with one exception: there’s no update available yet, so the suggestion is you should just kill Java....
Security companies are recommending you disable Java, or just uninstall it

App Engine SDK 1.3.2 Released

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Today we are excited to announce the release of version 1.3.2 of the App Engine SDK for both the Java and Python runtimes. 1.3.2 includes a number of changes and bug fixes. For this release, we have concentrated on removing a number of limitations that have been affecting developers: Blobstore...
App Engine SDK 1.3.2 Released

Oracle Officially Launches Java SE 7 for OS X

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Oracle today announced the release of several new Java software packages, including the new Java SE 7 Update 6 that brings full support for Java SE 7 to OS X for the first time. The release follows launch of Java development kits for OS X back in April.- With this...
Oracle Officially Launches Java SE 7 for OS X

Newly-Discovered Java 7 Security Vulnerability Poses Risks to Macs

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Just two weeks after Oracle officially took over responsibility for Java on OS X with the launch of Java SE 7 Update 6, a new Java vulnerability has been discovered to pose a significant threat to systems running the software. Krebs on Security highlighted the issue yesterday, noting that it...
Newly-Discovered Java 7 Security Vulnerability Poses Risks to Macs
New Java exploit puts 1 billion Macs and PCs at risk

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

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

yui4java: A New Java-to-JavaScript Translator Using YUI 2

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yui4java: A New Java-to-JavaScript Translator Using YUI 2

New Java exploit sells for $5000 on black web; possible threat to millions of PCs

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For Oracle, it's deja vu all over again. Just days after it released a patch for a serious security flaw discovered last week in its Java programming language, the software is making headlines again because another previously unpublicized flaw in the program threatens the security of millions of PCs...
New Java exploit sells for $5000 on black web; possible threat to millions of PCs

VMware Acquires Gemstone in Deal To Fortify New Java Platform with Salesforce.com

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VMware is acquiring Gemstone, a Beaverton, Or.-based company that develops real-time caching and distributed database technologies that serves as an in-memory data fabric for masive data processing and transaction environments. The technology is used as middleware for SpringSource, the platform VMware acquired recently. SpringSource is the foundation for VMforce, the...
VMware Acquires Gemstone in Deal To Fortify New Java Platform with Salesforce.com

New Java flaw could hit 1 billion users

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A new Java vulnerability has surfaced that apparently affects all Java runtimes and therefore puts close to a billion users at risk. [Read more]...
New Java flaw could hit 1 billion users

Latest Java zero-day exploit is linked to Bit9 hacker attack

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The attacks discovered last week that exploited a previously unknown Java vulnerability were likely launched by the same attackers that previously targeted security firm Bit9 and its customers, according to researchers from antivirus vendor Symantec. Security researchers from FireEye, who found the new Java attacks last week, said that...
Latest Java zero-day exploit is linked to Bit9 hacker attack

Oracle patches Java 7 vulnerability

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Breaking its quarterly update schedule, Oracle has released a new Java runtime that addresses recent security flaws. [Read more]...
Oracle patches Java 7 vulnerability

Researcher unearths two new Java zero-day bugs

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A Polish security firm known for rooting out Java vulnerabilities has reported two new bugs in the browser plug-in to Oracle, Security Explorations said today....
Researcher unearths two new Java zero-day bugs

New Java 7 exploit said to be super dangerous for Macs

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In what seems like a flashback to a couple of months ago, several security experts are now warning of a new Java 7 exploit that is said to be super dangerous for Mac owners. The bug can be exploited through any browser (including browsers on Windows and Linux) on a machine...
New Java 7 exploit said to be super dangerous for Macs

Cybercriminals using digitally signed Java exploits to trick users

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Security researchers warn that cybercriminals have started using Java exploits signed with digital certificates to trick users into allowing the malicious code to run inside browsers. A signed Java exploit was discovered Monday on a website belonging to the Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany that was infected with...
Cybercriminals using digitally signed Java exploits to trick users
New Java zero-day attack offered for $5K on black market

New Java vulnerability affects Macs, could lead to more malware

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Researchers announced on Monday that hackers are taking advantage of a zero-day vulnerability in Oracle's Java 7, with the newly discovered flaw able to exploit any platform, including Apple's OS X....
New Java vulnerability affects Macs, could lead to more malware

Jacksbot Java malware can take control of Windows, Mac, and Linux systems

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Two weeks ago, Mac security software company Intego discovered malware which it classified as “a new Java backdoor trojan called Java/Jacksbot.A.” New threats are discovered all the time, but Intego later concluded that even though Jacksbot is a variant of the Java remote access tool (RAT) created by the jailbreaking...
Jacksbot Java malware can take control of Windows, Mac, and Linux systems

How VMforce Connects Social Web, Cloud and Enterprise

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There were tweets a plenty today about Mark Benioff and his latest term: "Cloud 2," referring to the apps that will come from VMforce, the new Java-platform as a service that Saleforce.com and VMware are launching. Dennis Howlett added to the discussion by picking up on the meme that Salesforce.com...
How VMforce Connects Social Web, Cloud and Enterprise
Thanks, Oracle: New Java malware protection undone by old-school attack

Apple releases removal tool for ‘Flashback’ malware

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Apple on Thursday released Java update for OS X that removes a number of common variants of the Flashback trojan virus. Discovered last week to have infected more than 600,000 Mac computers, Flashback is a trojan that is capable of intercepting sensitive data and transmitting it back to an...
Apple releases removal tool for ‘Flashback’ malware

Is new malware Jacksbot just starting to rear its head?

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A new Java-based malware package has been found that has the potential to affect multiple platforms. [Read more]...
Is new malware Jacksbot just starting to rear its head?

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

New Java 7 exploit affects OS X, Windows, Linux users

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A new security exploit in Java 7 is affecting Mac, Windows, and Linux users alike, according to an engineering manager for Metasploit, an open-source penetration testing framework. The vulnerability is described as "super dangerous," since an attack can be triggered simply by visiting a hacked or intentionally malicious website. OS...
New Java 7 exploit affects OS X, Windows, Linux users
Another Java exploit discovered, 1 billion PC and Mac users potentially at risk
New Java 7 exploit can be used to compromise Windows, Mac OS X or Linux computers
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