Category Archives: Java

Apple + Java = 600,000 Node Botnet

Researchers have found approximately 2% of Macs have been infected by the Flashback malware. How could this happen? Oracle, who now owns Java after their acquisition of Sun, discovered and fixed 14 security weaknesses in Java on 2/14. These patches … Continue reading

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Updates? I’ll pass thank you, my computer works just fine.

It’s not only what you don’t know that kills you but also what you do know that ain’t so. While your computer may seem to be running just fine you may have several applications that are vulnerable to attack and … Continue reading

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New Java in Town

Oracle has released a new version of Java which addresses 17 security vulnerabilities. This version, 6 update 26 is the second one this year. Java has become the number one browser helper app being targeted by malware and it’s important … Continue reading

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Art of War – The Cyber Kind

If you do not know your enemies nor yourself, you will be imperiled in every single battle. If you do not know your enemies but know yourself, you will win one and lose one. If you know your enemies and … Continue reading

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Your software lagniappe

Have you been doing a good job keeping your software applications updated with the most recent patches?  Have you noticed your computer running more slowly and something from McAfee keeps pestering with licensing terms? Congratulations, when you last updated Java … Continue reading

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Know yourself, know your enemy

“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” – Sun Tzu Know the Enemy – We have some interesting statistics from a recent large scale malware attack launched predominately from … Continue reading

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