Even The Department Of Homeland Security Wants You To Disable Your Java

We've been concerned about the security of Java for a while now. There was that vulnerability that affected like a billion computers, and Apple went so far as to remove Java plugins from all OSX browsers. Now even the Department of Homeland Security is in on the act with a special message: "Yo, shut off that Java jazz » 1/12/13 10:00am 1/12/13 10:00am

Google and Oracle Enter Round Two of Heavyweight Legal Fight

After the jury returned a partial verdict in the copyright phase of the Google-Oracle trial - unable to decide whether Google's recreation of the Java platform constituted "fair use" of Oracle's copyright - the trial has now entered the patent phase, where the same jury will seek to decide whether Google infringed on… » 5/09/12 3:30am 5/09/12 3:30am

Mac OS X Vulnerable to Critical Java Flaw, Windows Users' Snide Remarks

Mac users are still exposed to a Java vulnerability that's been public for 6 months after Apple neglected to patch it in the recent honking 10.5.7 update. Okay Windows guys, point and laugh. But if you want to be super safe, you should turn off Java in your browser, no matter what platform you're on. [cr0 blog via … » 5/20/09 3:52pm 5/20/09 3:52pm