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2013-01-12 Government
Java Software Said to Put Computers in Peril
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-12 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [285 views ]  Top

#1 I've notice most online payments require Java...just saying..
Posted by Water Modem 2013-01-12 00:07||   2013-01-12 00:07|| Front Page Top

#2 So, Sun Microsystem's check didn't show up at the appropriate Donk 'Reelection' donation box?
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-12 09:59||   2013-01-12 09:59|| Front Page Top

#3 If you use Firefox, install the NoScript extension.

"Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks."

You can forbid Java to run on non-whitelisted sites (see options, Embeddings tab).
Posted by Mike Ramsey 2013-01-12 10:26||   2013-01-12 10:26|| Front Page Top

#4 "This would never happen to an Apple product!"

/Inerd
Posted by Charles 2013-01-12 15:18||   2013-01-12 15:18|| Front Page Top

#5 Very capable coders at Sun will roll out a patch if they have not already done so. They are far more competant than say, the locals who colaborate on attempting to write illegally malicious software, will ever hope to be. :)
Posted by wr 2013-01-12 18:08||   2013-01-12 18:08|| Front Page Top

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