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Oracle ordered to admit it deceived users over Java security updates for years

Oracle ordered to admit it deceived users over Java security updates for years

You would probably like to imagine that if you have been religiously installing Java security updates over the years that you've been doing your bit to reduce the opportunities for hackers to exploit the software on your computers.

Well, it's not quite as simple as that.

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YouTube malware attacks

YouTube ads spread banking malware

Security researchers at Bromium have discovered that hackers were spreading malware onto computers while unsuspecting users were watching YouTube videos.

The drive-by-download attack was distributed via adverts shown on the YouTube website, and used an exploit kit to infect Windows PCs with a version of the Caphaw banking Trojan.

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