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Java Zero day exploit

Postby RWBlue01 » Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:31:15

Since this is in my field.....

My guess is you know about this already, but just in case......

http://www.zdnet.com/homeland-security- ... 000009713/

I came to the conclusion the best thing for me to do was remove Java from my PC.


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Re: Java Zero day exploit

Postby ShotgunBlast » Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:52:05

Agreed. So few of my customers actually use Java it's a lot easier to just remove it.


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Re: Java Zero day exploit

Postby GeneFrenkle » Sun, 13 Jan 2013 15:52:22

I uninstalled that a long time ago, brother.

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Re: Java Zero day exploit

Postby Moist » Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:24:05

GeneFrenkle wrote:I uninstalled that a long time ago, brother.

Same here. Got rid of it almost 2 years ago, haven't missed it - or needed it - one little bit.


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Re: Java Zero day exploit

Postby thekinetic » Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:42:05

:thumbsup: Gone!
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Re: Java Zero day exploit

Postby gfost1 » Mon, 14 Jan 2013 00:35:14

Howdy,

One thing the article didn't make clear is that the danger is in the browser plug-in, which should be disabled or set to PROMPT. Java 7 v10 installs a CPL applet to let you do that. The JRE is ok for those applications that require it.

Yeah, a lot of us less-than-technical types have apps and visit sites that use java.

By the way, once everyone knows about a zero-day exploit, is it still a zero-day?

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