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Oracle to discontinue its Java browser plugin

Oracle, American global computer Technology Corporation has finally announced the discontinuation of its Java browser plugin. As per the official statement given by the company, the plugin will be removed completely in future Java SE release. The company, however, will […]

Oracle’s last publicly available Java 7 critical update released

Oracle today released the April 2015 Critical Patch Update. The latest critical update by Oracle includes patches for 98 security issues across different products. 14 of these 98 security issues addresses Java. This is going to be the last Oracle […]


Chakra JavaScript Engine makes advances in Windows 10

The recently released Windows 10 Technical Preview showcases new and key advances in Chakra. Chakra is the JavaScript engine that was developed for Internet Explorer 9 by Microsoft. Ever since Chakra was developed, it has powered IE as well as […]

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Microsoft makes WinJS JavaScript library Open Source

On April 2nd, 2014 Microsoft Open Tech made the WinJS Javascript Library as an Open Source. The source code of WinJS or Windows Library for JavaScript was released under the Apache 2.0 license. As per this news, the source code […]

Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report: Bad times for Android, Java

Cyberthreat has only grown stronger and more complex over time reveals latest Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report. It now appears more mature, far-reaching and most importantly, well-funded. Why? The inclination of gadget-friendly generation more towards mobile and cloud technologies balanced […]

Oracle reveals plans to make Java more secure

Java is one of the most widely used programming languages with a user base of more than 10 million worldwide. Launched in 2012, by James Gosling at Sun Microsystems, it was later acquired by Oracle in January 2010. Of late […]

New data shows Java malware most prevalant in 2012 Q4

Every week hundreds of thousands of new samples of malware are reported. New variants continue to evolve daily. New data at Microsoft reveals that the Java environment has favored the growth of malware, the most. Even if your system was up-to-date, […]

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Java Version, Update 15 released to patch critical remote compromises

Oracle has released the updated February 2013 Critical Patch Update for Java SE.  This Java Version, Update 15 delivers 5 additional fixes which could not be included when Oracle accelerated the release of the Critical Patch Update by publishing it […]

Vulnerability found in Java 7 Update 11! Oh no … not again!!

After finding vulnerabilities in Java 7 Update 10, an  Update 11 was released as an emergency security update for blocking zero-day exploit exploited by cybercriminals for infecting computers with malware. Now, we learn from a news that new sandbox bypass vulnerabilities […]

Update to patch Oracle Java 7 Security Manager Bypass Vulnerability released

Loopholes found in Java are often used as a source of exploit to compromise your computer. Recently, after discovering a vulnerability in the latest Java update, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued the following vulnerability note: Java 7 […]

Firefox, and now Apple decides to block Java

After discovering a potential security vulnerability in the current version of Java (Java 7 update 10) Mozilla added it to the add-on block list. Now, Apple seems to be following suit. The company on Thursday quietly disabled Java 7 on […]

Oracle Rolls out Java 7 Update 10 with New Features & Control Settings

Multiple studies and analysis reveal Java as being the least secure plugin but the revelation hasn’t dampened the spirits of the workers at Oracle. The company has rolled out Java 7 update 10 (Java 7u10), the latest in the Java 7 series to improve […]