Corrine Administrator, Microsoft MVP, Security Analyst Staff member Joined Feb 22, 2012 Posts 10,097 Location Upstate, NY Feb 25, 2013 #1 It ain't over until Oracle stops with the bandaids and cleans up Java: A security research team that has alerted Oracle to a series of security flaws in Java in the past, says that it has uncovered new zero-day vulnerabilities in the software. According to Polish firm update posted by Security Explorations, it has sent proof-of-concept code to Oracle's security team - so they can investigate the issue. The concern is that the flaws could be exploited to completely bypass Java's security sandbox and infect computers in a similar fashion to the attacks which recently troubled the likes of Facebook, Apple and Microsoft. In those cases, cybercriminals hacked legitimate websites and planted code which exploited Java vulnerabilities when developers visited using web browsers that had a vulnerable version of the Java plugin. Click to expand... Full story at Researchers claim to have found more zero-day vulnerabilities in Java | Naked Security Also see Java’s latest security problems: New flaw identified, old one attacked | Ars Technica ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you really need Java? See Java, The Never-Ending Saga ~ Security Garden.