Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th May 2009 22:20 UTC
Mac OS X Six months ago, a certain security flaw in Java was fixed by Sun. This flaw was present in OpenJDK, GIJ, icedtea and Sun's JRE, but it got fixed in those. There's one important shipping Java implementation that still has not been fixed to remove this security flaw: Apple's Java.
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RE: bummer... - that's a good practice
by jabbotts on Wed 20th May 2009 14:27 UTC in reply to "bummer..."
jabbotts
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2007-09-06

Being able to pop open an easily restored VM for untrusted sites is just a good idea all around. Even with 64bit flashplayer now on my Mandriva or a near bulletproof Windows install (thanks to third party software), there isn't a site that can't wait five minutes while a Windows VM boots from a clean restore point.

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