Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Thu 20th Jan 2011 21:16 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "In 2010, exploited Java vulnerabilities outpaced the exploit of Adobe Reader and Acrobat," Landesman, senior security researcher at Cisco, said. "Java was 3.5 times more frequently exploited than were malicious PDFs. That really spells out the need for paying attention to what's making the headlines but also paying attention to the types of things that aren't making the headlines."
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RE[3]: update java
by nt_jerkface on Fri 21st Jan 2011 14:31 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: update java"
nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

Banking websites for one. They use Java for electronic check deposits.

But anyone who doesn't have such a need should uninstall it.

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RE[4]: update java
by Lennie on Sun 23rd Jan 2011 10:52 in reply to "RE[3]: update java"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

This differs widely among countries. What country uses java-applets for banking ?

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