Update Java – Critical Security Vulnerability

SecureNU recommends Mac and Windows users update Java on your computer (this is different from javascript used for your web browser). Security holes were discovered in Java that allows an attacker to take over your computer. Oracle has released a security update to close this hole.

Don’t know if you have Java? Go to Java.com and click the link: Do I have Java?

Download and Install the Updates:

Java 7 Update 7: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre7u7-downloads-1836441.html

Java 6 Update 35: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre6u35-downloads-1836473.html

More Information:

Krebs on Security: Security Fix for Critical Java Flaw Released

Sophos: Oracle Releases Out of Cycle Fixes for Java

SecureNU: Get Anti-Virus Software

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