Oracle Releases Emergency Java Update for February

Java is a programming language (first implemented by Sun Microsystems) used most often to enhance web pages. Today, many operating systems (OS) implement a Java interpreter to recognize and process Java code from websites and other sources, although some operating systems are beginning to depreciate their Java support for security reasons. Oracle’s Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is one of the most popular Java interpreters currently used.

Oracle Patches Java Zero Day with Out-of-Cycle Update

Java is a programming language (first implemented by Sun Microsystems) used most often to enhance web pages. Most operating systems today implement a Java interpreter to recognize and process Java code from websites and other sources. Oracle’s Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is one of the most popular Java interpreters currently used.

Critical Java Vulnerabilities Update: Apple OS X Patched

Last week, I posted an alert about some highly critical flaws in Oracle Java; especially one in particular (CVE-2012-4681), which attackers have aggressively exploited in the wild. If an attacker can lure you to a web page or link containing malicious Java content, he can exploit these flaws to execute code on your computer, potentially gaining complete control of it. Oracle released an out-of-cycle update last week to fix this vulnerability, and two others.

Oracle’s Out-of-Cycle Java Update Closes Two Serious Zero Day Holes

Java is a programming language (first implemented by Sun Microsystems) used most often to enhance web pages. Most operating systems today implement a Java interpreter to recognize and process Java code from websites and other sources. Oracle’s Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) is one of the most popular Java interpreters currently used.