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Just get rid of Java finally

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jul 17, 2015.

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    Headlines about Adobe Flash zero-day exploits and calls for the execution of Adobe Flash dominated headlines over the past week or so in the wake of the Hacking Team hack. Meanwhile, Oracle pushed out a security update. The Oracle update fixed 193 security vulnerabilities—yes one, nine, three…just seven short of 200—including 25 just for Java. While we’re tossing Adobe Flash overboard let’s send Java with it.

    Java and Flash are like the twin harbingers of doom when it comes to computer security. They’re like a devastating tag team attack. At any given point if there isn’t a zero-day flaw to exploit in Adobe Flash there’s probably one in Java—and vice versa.

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