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Oracle patches a record 169 security holes across its product line

In its January critical patch update, Oracle plugged a record 169 security holes in its broad array of products, including its popular Database, Fusion Middleware, Enterprise Manager and, of course, Java.

News Scan: Top priorities of government CIOs; Supreme Court to hear Java dispute with Google; More

Top news for Nov. 11, 2014. 

AMD delivers first developer board with 64-bit ARM chips

The hardware is an uncased computer costing $2,999, and aimed at developers who want to write software and drivers for AMD's future ARM-based servers.

No jive: Java is king of exploited programming language, says Cisco

Java continues to be the most exploited programming language by attackers, according to the Cisco Midyear Security Report released on Tuesday.

Oracle releases 113 security patches across 14 products

Oracle has released a major Critical Patch Update this week, consisting of over a total of 113 security patches spread over 14 different products.

Python surpasses Java as language of choice for learning

Python has now surpassed Java as the number one programming language used to introduce students in the United States to programming and computer science.

IT's hottest jobs: Java developer

IT staffing expert Rona Borre examines the current demand for Java developers, and the business, technology and interpersonal skills these professionals should bring to the job.

Spotlight: Software vulnerability disclosures on the rise, says Microsoft

Software vulnerability disclosures increased 12.6 percent year-over-year and 6.5 percent sequentially in the second half of 2013, according to Microsoft's latest Security Intelligence Report.

Spotlight: Oracle plugs more than 100 security holes

Oracle has released security patches for more than 100 vulnerabilities, including 37 in its Java SE product.

Microsoft updates EMET tool, plugging security hole flagged by Bromium Labs

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.