Java

How to turn off Java on your browser – and why you should do it now

Do you still have Java turned on in your web browser?

If your answer is “Yes” or “I’m not sure” then it’s time to take action.


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Multi-platform backdoor malware targets Windows, Mac and Linux users

A web-based malware attack has been discovered, targeting users of Windows, Mac and Linux.

Although the amount of malware written for different operating systems can vary, it’s becoming increasingly hard to argue that it’s safe to surf the web on any OS without anti-virus protection.


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Facebook account cancellation malware poses as Adobe Flash update

Have you received an email asking you to confirm that you wish to cancel your account?

Be on your guard.


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Sabpab, new Mac OS X backdoor Trojan horse discovered

More Mac malware has been discovered, capable of giving remote hackers access to your Apple Mac.

Isn’t it time you ran anti-virus software on your Mac?


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Mac malware exploits unpatched drive-by Java vulnerability

Malware striking Mac computers is making the headlines again, this time exploiting a vulnerability in Java that has left Apple users dangerously exposed to attack.


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TWiT.tv – malware infects Leo Laporte’s website

The website run by internet celebrity Leo Laporte, TWiT.tv, has been hit by a malware infection intended to infect visiting computers.


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VIDEO: Cross-platform malware runs on Windows, Mac and Linux

Watch a video of the Boonana malware as it infects on Windows, Mac and Ubuntu Linux via a malicious Java applet.


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Cross-platform Boonana Trojan targets Facebook users

The Boonana malware targets Mac OS X, Linux and Windows, and is being spread via Facebook. Don’t think you’re immune from attacks just because you don’t run Windows..


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Apple rolls out Java security updates

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Mac users urged to patch Java security holes

If you have Macs in your company it may be time to roll out a new bunch of patches – this time related to your Java installation. The new set of patches, issued by Apple, protect against 15 documented security vulnerabilities on your Java installation that could be exploited by hackers to run unauthorised code on your Mac computers.


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