Hackers sell new exploits of Java for $5000

Exploit for a zero-day vulnerabilities started selling on underground Internet forums. Less than a day after Oracle developers fixed a dangerous vulnerability in Java which allows hackers to remotely compromise a system based on Windows, on underground Internet forums selling the exploit for another zero-day vulnerability has already started. As reported by KrebsOnSecurity, one of(…)

Java-exploit added to Blackhole Kit

On hacking forums, there was “good news”, which added a new set of powerful Blackhole exploit for the latest Java-vulnerability CVE-20120-0507, which allows you to bypass the sandbox mechanism for Java, reported by Brian Krebs . Java-exploits today are the most effective “weapons of mass destruction” . According to statistics from various sources (Phoenix, Blackhole), is the most effective exploits(…)

Critical patches for Java, Flash and Shockwave

By yesterday’s set of patches that are released company Microsoft, added a similar “patches” from other manufacturers. It so happened by chance that for the better – in fact, it is convenient to update all at once. Let’s start with Java, because lately it seems to have overtaken Adobe Reader and Flash on the number of new exploits. At(…)

What is Java Update?

The Java Update is a feature that keeps your computer up-to-date automatically with the latest Java releases. Installing the Java Runtime Environment automatically installs the Java Update feature. The Java Update feature connects to at a scheduled time and checks to see if there is an update available. II. What does it do? Notification(…)

Waiving off Java can be a good solution

Since new Java-vulnerability exploits are often used sets and users often forget to update Java, Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure has suggested that it is time to consider the possibility to do without her. “Do not confuse Java with JavaScript: hard to use the Internet without JavaScript. But JavaScript has nothing to do with Java”, –(…)

10 most important Open Source projects in 2011

That came to an end for another year. It’s time to step back and evaluate everything that has happened during this period. It turns out that in 2011 became a model in terms of support for open source projects. So select 10 projects have been quite difficult. But what is meant by the word “important”? Obviously, this is not(…)

The dark side of Java

Java developers used less frequently, but it still often remains on the computer, and is increasingly becoming a target of criminals. Why attack Java? Its prevalence and a large number of older versions that work on computers that make it easy target for hackers. The numbers speak for themselves: according to Qualys for about eighty percent of(…)

What is Java Applet?

An java applet is a small, embeddable Java program. The java.applet package is a small one. It contains the Applet class, which is the superclass of all applets, and three related interfaces Read more on java applet

Java Tutorial/XML/XML Writer

Write DOM out /* * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS HEADER. * * Copyright 1997-2007 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved. * * The contents of this file are subject to the terms of either the GNU * General Public License Version 2 only (“GPL”) or the Common * Development and(…)

Easy Netbeans Shortcuts

It’s been several days that I am relying solely on NetBeans for my PHP and Java coding. So far, it’s beyond my wildest expectations – I am totally satisfied with that great IDE. Today, I have searched for shortcut that would allow me to duplicate a given line, and (fortunately!) came by a great post(…)