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January 14, 2013 | 1:01 pm

Oracle Releases Java Fix, But Department of Homeland Security Still Recommends Disabling

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Oracle has released a patch to address security problems with Java. But the Department of Homeland Security Cybercommunication and Security Office (CERT) is still recommending that users disable the widely used program altogether. And some other security experts are warning that Java is so flawed it could take years to make it secure. Because Java […]

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January 11, 2013 | 2:30 pm

Dept. of Homeland Security Tells Computer Users to Disable Widely Used Java

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Update: Oracle has released a patch to address the security problems with Java. But the Department of Homeland Security Cybercommunication and Security Office (CERT) is still recommending that users disable the program altogether. Original post: Computer experts are warning personal computer users to disable Oracle’s Java program, which is run by 1.1 billion desktops, according […]

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