SAN FRANCISCO--Microsoft this week released the next version of its enhanced mitigation experience toolkit, or EMET, and fixed a security hole in the tool exploited by Bromium Labs.
Oracle is releasing a massive security update consisting of 147 patch batches. As reported by Computerworld, affected software include products in the company's Fusion Middleware portfolio, PeopleSoft, the Solaris operating system and Java SE, among others.
Oracle is releasing a breathtaking 147 security patches on Tuesday, including 36 patches for its much exploited Java software. A full 34 of the Java security holes are remotely exploitable without authentication.
Some visitors to Yahoo.com were infected with malware over the course of a few days, says Netherlands-based security firm Fox IT.
Yahoo's advertising network was recently hacked, and visitors were redirected to a malicious website at a rate of 300,000 per hour, according to Dutch security firm Fox-IT.
Oracle released this week its quarterly critical patch update that patches 127 security vulnerabilities, including 51 holes in its Java software.
While everyone in the tech end of big data has their favorite language, and their own guess as to which language is the prevailing language in the community, few actual studies have been conducted to see how they actually line up in terms of popularity. Thus, KDNuggets' poll is most welcomed--even if the results are limited to its own readers. At least it is a study that sheds some much needed light on who's on first.
Apple recommends only enabling the Java browser plug-in when needed for a particular site and then disabling it after leaving the site.
Hackers are currently exploiting a security hole in Java 6 using the Neutrino malware kit, warned Timo Hirvonen, a security analyst with F-Secure.
Enterprises are still vulnerable to Java exploits, even if they have deployed the latest updates from Oracle, according to testing done by security firm Lumension.