Donate

Tag: java

January 14, 2013 | 1:01 pm

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

Posted by

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 […]

Continue Reading

January 14, 2013 | 8:47 am

A.M. Splash: Java Fix Questioned; BART Struggles with Demand; Indians’ Alcatraz Takeover Remembered; SF Schools Score Perfect in Audit

Posted by

Oracle updates Java, but security experts say bugs remain (SJ Mercury News) Oracle released an emergency update to its Java software for surfing the Web on Sunday, but security experts said the update fails to protect PCs from attack by hackers intent on committing cyber crimes. The software maker released the update just days after […]

Continue Reading

January 11, 2013 | 2:30 pm

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

Posted by

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 […]

Continue Reading