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Weekend tech reading: Hurried Java update plugs 50 holes

Weekend tech reading: Hurried Java update plugs 50 holes

Oracle has been under increasing pressure in recent months to finally fix the myriad of security flaws that have plagued Java. In an unexpected emergency out-of-band patch released Friday afternoon, Oracle has responded definitively to critics with a massive security patch...

New zero-day vulnerability in Java being widely exploited (Updated)

New zero-day vulnerability in Java being widely exploited (Updated)

Three days after a critical Java vulnarability was widely reported, Oracle has issued an update to shut down the potential exploit and secure browsers using Java. You can update to Java SE 7u11 to secure your PC (or disable Java altogether). The security hole made browsers vulnerable to remote exploits when visiting a malicious website.