Computer security experts are warning of a worldwide Java security vulnerability that has put more than a billion computers at risk. Is this another computer virus developed by the US or Israeli government programs such as Stuxnet or Flame? The story below can be read in its’ entirety here.
Experts advise users and companies worldwide to disable Oracle’s Java due to severe security flaw
Security experts, researchers and analysts have discovered a vulnerability in the widely used Java software that has the potential to allow hackers to access to your computer.
Oracle’s Java platform is used and installed on more than one billion user computers worldwide. Three billion mobile phones are running the software too.
Yesterday (Thursday), the US-CERT’s Vulnerability Notes Database, a service that provides timely information about software vulnerabilities, issued a warning that said “Java 7 Update 10 and earlier contain an unspecified vulnerability that can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.”