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Mar 5th, 2013
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/ CRN Automated attack toolkit selling in hacker forums is based entirely on Java exploits, and the toolkit’s maker claims to be adding exploits for more Java vulnerabilities as they arise. Read More...
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Mar 4th, 2013
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/ CRN The latest security update for Java repairs two vulnerabilities that have been detected in attacks in the wild, Oracle said in its advisory. Read More...
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Mar 4th, 2013
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/ CRN New Java Zero-day Flaws uncovered by Security Explorations, a Poland-based vulnerability research firm, can be used by an attacker to execute code on a victim’s computer. Read More...
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Feb 27th, 2013
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/ CRN An effort to provide platform as a service for Java is evolving into a whole new strategy to support private cloud services. Read More...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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/ CRN The update follows a rushed Java security update Feb. 1 and acknowledgment from Apple and Facebook that attackers successfully targeted a Java zero-day flaw on employee systems. Read More...
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Feb 19th, 2013
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/ CRN Apple follows Facebook in acknowledging that its employees had their systems infected with malware following an attack targeting a Java zero-day vulnerability. Read More...
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Jan 14th, 2013
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/ CRN The latest Oracle security update fixes two Java vulnerabilities, one being actively targeted by cybercriminals. Read More...
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Jan 10th, 2013
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/ CRN A new exploit enables an attacker to target fully patched installations of Java, according to security firm AlienVault Labs. Read More...
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Dec 24th, 2012
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics A Kaspersky Lab report indicated that Oracle Java bested Adobe applications in terms of the highest number of exploited vulnerabilities, indicating that the channel will likely need to arm itself with security tools in 2013 to stave off a wave of anticipated attacks. Read More...
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Dec 20th, 2012
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/ CRN New updates enable Java to be better customized. Features include the ability to disable the Java plug-in at the browser and to require certificates for all applets. Read More...
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Nov 28th, 2012
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/ CRN While many security experts criticize Java’s vulnerability to zero-day attacks and call for its removal, specifying approved applications may be a more favorable strategy. Read More...
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Sep 18th, 2012
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/ CRN Java is connected in the Metasploit version, but other strategies are also used in different versions of the attack. Read More...
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Sep 4th, 2012
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/ CRN Poland-based research group identifies sandbox bypass vulnerability, apparently enabled by last week’s patch. Read More...
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Aug 31st, 2012
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/ CRN An unscheduled patch release is expected to resolve exposure to drive-by hack; reports say company was first warned about the vulnerability in April. Read More...
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Aug 31st, 2012
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics In an uncharacteristic move, Oracle scrambled to issue a patch for a gaping Java zero-day vulnerability that affected more than 100,000 users. Is this a one-off or a new way of approaching security for Oracle? Read More...
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Aug 29th, 2012
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/ CRN Security expert at WebSense emphasizes that disabling Java is “especially critical for enterprises that have mobile users in BYOD scenarios.” Read More...
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Aug 28th, 2012
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Stefanie Hoffman / Channelnomics An indiscriminating zero-day Java bug is once again targeting Windows, Mac and Linux systems prompting partners to disable Java for customers with a renewed emphasis on multi-platform security. Read More...
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Aug 27th, 2012
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/ CRN A zero-day exploit against Java 7 was discovered on Sunday. Channel partners and administrators are being urged to disable the package, if possible. Java 6, and earlier versions, appears to be unaffected. Read More...