Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A close look at how Oracle installs deceptive software with Java updates | ZDNet

A close look at how Oracle installs deceptive software with Java updates | ZDNet: Summary: Oracle's Java plugin for browsers is a notoriously insecure product. Over the past 18 months, the company has released 11 updates, six of them containing critical security fixes. With each update, Java actively tries to install unwanted software. Here's what it does, and why it has to stop.
Between this and recent revelations about zero-day exploits, this may be the time to say goodbye.

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