"Yet another Java update! Get it while it's hot."
This update was planned for 19 Feb 2013.
But Oracle brought it forward, citing the "active exploitation 'in the wild' of one of the vulnerabilities affecting...desktop browsers".
"Unless it is absolutely necessary to run Java in web browsers, disable it", DHS-sponsored CERT team says
Can you really justify having Java installed on your main web browser any more? Even if you have installed the latest security patch?
It's time to rip Java out of your browser for better security... unless you have a really good reason not to.
Oracle patches Java, then Apple issues its own updates. You can never be quite sure how long that's going to take.
This month, it all happened pretty quickly - and Apple took the opportunity to kick Java out of your browser at the same time...
Do you still have Java turned on in your web browser?
If your answer is "Yes" or "I'm not sure" then it's time to take action.
Browser vendors don't really compete on features any more, they compete on performance and trust; the best browser is the fastest, most secure and most private.
The question is - how quickly will Mozilla and Google respond?
Chrome's boastful track record of fending off vulnerabilities in bug-hunting contests seems to have come to an end.
Thanksgiving is coming up this weekend in the US. It's a holiday of gluttony and family time, and, according to The Atlantic, a chance to update your family's internet browsers.
Every Mac user should check their settings in Safari - as changing the defaults could help avoid them being exposed to a malware infection.
Microsoft has launched another salvo in its campaign to hammer the final nail into the coffin of an outdated, insecure product: Internet Explorer 6.
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Angela Moscaritolo reported in SC Magazine last night that Internet Explorer's marketshare has dropped considerably in the last 12 months. Who's eating away at Internet Explorer's chunk of the browser market? Firefox, Safari and Chrome it seems, according to the Read more…