Java Security Vulnerability – How To Disable Java In Linux Browsers

Posted by brideoflinux on Jan 12, 2013 12:05 AM EDT
FOSS Force; By Chris Hall
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When the Homeland Security folks get into the mix and urge all computer users to disable Java in their browsers, you know it’s serious. Indeed, the exploit announced yesterday seems to affect all operating systems, including Linux, and it’s already being exploited. According to Trend Micro the flaw is already being used by blackhat toolkits mainly to distribute ransomware. In a blog posted yesterday, the company advises all users to disable or uninstall Java:

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