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Tips to Help Keep Your Computer Safe Online

Unfortunately, the Internet is not a very safe place. Online threats and scams are never too far away. With today’s never-ending barrage of information in cyberspace, it can be difficult to stay on top of the fundamental security procedures that we all need to stick…

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Disable Java…NOW!!!

Unfortunately, it appears that Java is once again unsafe. Over the weekend, the good folks over at security firm FireEye spotted a new attack that exploits a vulnerability in Java to install a Trojan named Poison Ivy, which communicates with C&C servers in China and Singapore.

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Java SE 7 Update 7 and SE 6 Update 35 Released

The folks at Oracle have released updates for Java, versions 1.7.0_07 and 1.6.0_3. Oracle strongly recommends that all Java SE 7 users upgrade to this release. You can download the installers from here.

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New Java Exploit to Debut in BlackHole Exploit Kits

Brian Krebs over at KrebsOnSecurity.com has just issued a warning regarding a new Java exploit, powered by The Blackhole Exploit Kit. It is very important to make sure your Java is contantly up-to-date and patched since it is one of the most common vulnerabilities related…

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Java exploits: the importance of software updates

Attackers have been aggressively targeting vulnerabilities in Java because it is so common. Almost all computers have Java installed as it is used by billions of devices, software programs and websites. As reported in the latest volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (http://www.microsoft.com/security/sir/default.aspx), the most commonly…

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