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Homeland Security warns to disable Java amid zero-day flaw
« on: January 12, 2013, 12:48:15 PM »
http://www.zdnet.com/homeland-security-warns-to-disable-java-amid-zero-day-flaw-7000009713/?s_cid=e589

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Hackers have discovered a weakness in Java 7 security that could allow the installation of malicious software and malware on machines that could increase the chance of identity theft, or the unauthorized participation in a botnet that could bring down networks or be used to carry out denial-of-service attacks against Web sites.

"We are currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem," said the DHS' Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) in a post on its Web site on Thursday evening. "This vulnerability is being attacked in the wild, and is reported to be incorporated into exploit kits. Exploit code for this vulnerability is also publicly available."

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Re: Homeland Security warns to disable Java amid zero-day flaw
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2013, 02:05:50 PM »
yay oracle! you've done a bang up job. i think space rouge warned of this for years. LoLz
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