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Listen as Chet and Duck dissect and explore the week's security stories...
In January 2014, Patch Tuesday coincides for Oracle, Adobe and Microsoft.
Here's what you'll be up against in the opening fixture of the 2014 Patching Season...
Oracle has released its quarterly software update fixing more than 100 security vulnerabilities in its products. Java is at risk from more than 50 flaws, so it is time to update immediately if you still use it.
Oracle is about to release a new "feature" in its Java Runtime Environment (JRE) that allows enterprises (or anyone else) to turn off security features for backward compatibility.
Get yourself up to date with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.
Oracle's latest Patch Tuesday has come and gone, with the database-and-more behmoth putting out patches for 89 vulnerabilities.
This is the last time that Java and the rest of Oracle's product set will get scheduled updates separately...
As promised last week, Oracle shipped a Critical Patch Update for Java on Tuesday 18 June 2013.
Apple, which offers its own builds of Java, updated at the same time.
Paul Ducklin takes a look...
There's a Java update coming next Tuesday, 18 June 2013, and you might as well get ready for it now if you haven't already.
Oracle has fixed 40 holes, all but three of them remotely exploitable.
In a big fat blog post, Oracle has promised to work harder to make Java more secure. But given the flood of high-profile, heavily-exploited vulnerabilities that have bobbed to the surface, can Oracle save this piece of software from drowning in bad vibes?
Just last week you were congratulating yourself for patching your computer against a Java security hole.
Now another zero-day unpatched vulnerability has been found in Oracle's widely used software.
The security-beleaguered Java ecosystem usually gets updates just once every four months, in February, June and October.
But this year, Oracle has adapted that schedule a number of times, and this is one of them...
Oracle recently published an emergency update for Java, and Apple quickly followed suit for the version of Java it still officially supports.
Paul Ducklin tries to guess where Oracle's Java patch cycle will end up...
A security research team that has alerted Oracle to a series of security flaws in Java in the past, says that it has uncovered new zero-day vulnerabilities in the software.