Oracle fixes 17 flaws Java

Oracle has released an update to Java SE which fixes several critical vulnerabilities in widely used software in the world. 9 of the 17 flaws corrected can be used by hackers to take control of an unpatched computer. “Because of the threat, Oracle strongly recommends that users apply the patch as soon as possible, “explains the firm of Larry Ellison in a statement published on its website.
Java runs on more than 850 million PCs worldwide, according to Oracle. Its popularity made ​​it a very attractive target for hackers . In recent years, Java has joined Windows, Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader as one of the more frequently attacked. Java users can visit to ensure they have installed the latest version – Java 6 update 26.
Java SE will be updated every four months or less often than other Oracle software, patched all quarters.

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