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Hackers Using Java, U.S. tells computer users to disable Java Software

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by Mocesting The Delapitated, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Ponyo Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-205_162-57563619/u.s-tells-computer-users-to-disable-java-software/

     
  2. Yeast** Red Belt

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    Java exploits get fixed pretty fast.. except in Apple products because apple insist on having their own "iJava" lol
     
  3. bubkusjones Brown Belt

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    iKnow, right?
     
  4. Fishmonger All Your Base Are Belong to Us

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    Nice nugget of info to know. Danke, TS.
     
  5. WrestlingIsReal Purple Belt

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    iSee what you did there.
     
  6. Satanical Eve Cro Cop's Left Leg Platinum Member

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    No Script is where its at folks. Pre-emptively blocks malicious scripts and allows JavaScript, Java and other potentially dangerous content only from sites you trust. Install it and use it.
    http://noscript.net/
     
  7. tsuifuku Black Belt

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    NoScript is a bit of a pain to deal with but I run it on my browser because of stuff like this
     
  8. fdswer Brown Belt

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    Like the average person knows how to disable java or anything about it
     
  9. Doughbelly αlpha-nerdette, action scientist

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    Yes, except Apple handed off doing Java updates on its own to Oracle over a year ago, removed Java from its default OS install over two years ago and disabled its Java browser plugin over two months ago, so....
     
  10. Michaelangelo That doesn't work for me, brother Platinum Member

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    Sherdog knows about this from experience.
     
  11. Thai Otoshi Gold Belt

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    AdBlock Plus + NoScript = no worries.
     
  12. marioh Red Belt

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    at least once a week i mutter "f'ing java".
     

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