Java is hacked


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gym
January 12, 2013, 03:01 PM
You may want to warn members to disable java, as it has been hacked

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blarby
January 12, 2013, 03:22 PM
Lol, Java is not "hacked".

Hehehehe

FuzzyBunny
January 12, 2013, 03:28 PM
US government tells computer users to disable Java
Department of Homeland Security advises computer users to disable Java because of security bug

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-government-tells-computer-users-010200788.html

marv
January 13, 2013, 04:38 PM
What is the purpose of Java, What does it do? I could not find any disable instructions that worked so I uninstalled it. So far I haven't missed it.

blarby
January 14, 2013, 09:06 AM
If you update it today, the patch fixes the core vulnerabilities.

Jorg Nysgerrig
January 14, 2013, 04:13 PM
If you update it today, the patch fixes the core vulnerabilities.
And you should still disable it.

blarby
January 14, 2013, 07:27 PM
I dont disagree.

Just the facts sir..........

Although I must say if this is "on topic"........... I think the definition is a lot more broad than recently interpreted.

j.kramer
January 14, 2013, 07:38 PM
java has been compromised for almost a year now

is better not to have it

blarby
January 14, 2013, 10:45 PM
Very true.

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