Monthly Archives: August 2012

Java, turn me off !

Well at least disable for now.

A zero day vulnerability has raised its head above the security parapet for Java.

Millions of devices worldwide use Java (as we are reminded when installing or updating) something that Oracle should be very proud of – but currently something it should be very uncomfortable about !!

It could be a little while before the patch cycle catches up to fix this problem, so the advice is to disable Java until an official update is released to close this hole.

For more on this, head on over to the Register for more.

A video demonstrating an easy PoC (Proof of concept) is available via YouTube