Tag Archives: Java

Avast blog » Ransomware holds eSports players hostage

Online gamers be aware, you are being targeted and it’s not just Windows users. Backup important files often and off-device/off-network – as network devices can be attacked – update antivirus, system and programs especially JAVA, PDF readers, Flash, browsers, etc. … Continue reading

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New Java update, don’t forget to ‘opt-out’

Watch as you install the latest Java update and don’t forget to uncheck/opt-out of the Ask.com toolbar and anything else which comes along with it – unless you’re into that – which probably includes changing your default search engine. Happy … Continue reading

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Homeland Security suggests turning off Java

Even after Oracle released Java 7 (update 11) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns that the zero-day vulnerability may still exists and that Java should be deactivated. Zack Whittacker posted on ZDNet.com that the risk could be used to … Continue reading

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