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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RE[8]: That was painful
by Straho on Wed 7th Dec 2011 07:51 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: That was painful"
Straho
Member since:
2011-09-30

In any event the security problem is the plugin not the Java runtime.

That's what I said - lazy developers doesn't mean bad platform. So this article is cheap MS advertising.

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RE[9]: That was painful
by lucas_maximus on Wed 7th Dec 2011 17:44 in reply to "RE[8]: That was painful"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Lets forget that the plugin is installed with the JRE.

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RE[10]: That was painful
by Straho on Thu 8th Dec 2011 07:51 in reply to "RE[9]: That was painful"
Straho Member since:
2011-09-30

Lets forget that Oracle release update before 18 months.

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