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Old 30. Aug 2012, 07:14 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Bad..worse..worst....They knew about the vulnerability but did not fix it:


http://arstechnica.com/security/2012...-4-months-ago/
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Old 30. Aug 2012, 10:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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You can download version 7 update 7, which was released today, here;
http://www.java.com/en/download/index.jsp

More here;
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/to...tml#PatchTable
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Old 31. Aug 2012, 01:13 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Prompted in the Update Manager of Linux Mint for Version 7 Update 7 too and installed updates.
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Old 01. Sep 2012, 12:22 PM   #14 (permalink)
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http://arstechnica.com/security/2012...n-newest-java/

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Of recent, due to some banking sites, I installed Java about three months ago.....maybe it's time to uninstall it or switch over to portable sandboxied browsing sessions just for those sites....
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Old 01. Sep 2012, 02:18 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Here we go again:
Researchers find critical vulnerability in Java 7 patch hours after release

Java Users Still Not Safe, Experts Report New Vulnerability to Oracle (Exclusive)

Thought I warn those who have it installed.
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Old 11. Sep 2012, 02:49 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I wouldn't ask average users to uninstall Java just for security, there are many websites that uses Java, like for Intel driver update utility.
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Old 11. Sep 2012, 03:32 PM   #17 (permalink)
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The present security vulnerability in java is pretty serious, and until that is patched, I think it would be better if java was uninstalled from the system... more so for average and novice users. Better to have some sites broken rather than having the computer hacked.
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