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A Tidal Wave of Java Flaw Exploitation

October 18th, 2010 10:13 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

tsu doh nimh writes “Microsoft warned today that it is witnessing a huge spike in the exploitation of Java vulnerabilities on the Windows platform, and that attacks on Java security holes now far outpace the exploitation of Adobe PDF bugs. The Microsoft announcement cites research by blogger Brian Krebs, who has been warning for several months that Java vulnerabilities are showing up as the top moneymakers for those peddling commercial crimeware exploitation kits, such as Eleonore, Crimepack and SEO Sploit Pack.”
Several days ago, Oracle released a patch that fixed 29 Java security flaws.

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