Linked by lucas_maximus on Mon 5th Dec 2011 17:23 UTC
Java Patch up warmly this winter if you're running Java. That's the advice from .NET shop Microsoft, which reckons Oracle's platform is the single biggest target for hackers. Java proved the single most popular target in the 12-month period to the end of June, according to Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report has found here Running Java as a Web-browser Plugin is much more dangerous than Flash, and should disable the Java Applet Plugin.
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lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

Mozilla disabled old versions

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2010/04/mozilla-disables-insecure-java-p...

Leopard Security Advisory from apple

http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3437

Been a problem for some time ... but never mind, make an anti-Microsoft comment and get modded up.

I honestly don't understand why Oracle are still pushing Java Applets.

Edited 2011-12-06 04:53 UTC

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SunOS Member since:
2011-07-12

You what?

With that logic, if I said Porsche might be a competitor to Lamborghini it would make me anti-Porsche?

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lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

What are you on about? .... I just highlighted this wasn't a Windows Only issue.

Which was correcting your assertion this was some sort of FUD tactic to get people to use .NET.

But hey you name is SunOS ... you can't be biased at all can you.

Edited 2011-12-06 19:56 UTC

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