Archived material Access restricted Article

Today's Front Page   View All of Sat 01/12/2013 View Fri 01/11/2013 View Thu 01/10/2013 View Wed 01/09/2013 View Tue 01/08/2013 View Mon 01/07/2013 View Sun 01/06/2013
2013-01-12 Government
Java Software Said to Put Computers in Peril
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by Fred 2013-01-12 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6463 views ]  Top

#1 I've notice most online payments require Java...just saying..
Posted by Water Modem 2013-01-12 00:07||   2013-01-12 00:07|| Front Page Top

#2 So, Sun Microsystem's check didn't show up at the appropriate Donk 'Reelection' donation box?
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-12 09:59||   2013-01-12 09:59|| Front Page Top

#3 If you use Firefox, install the NoScript extension.

"Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks."

You can forbid Java to run on non-whitelisted sites (see options, Embeddings tab).
Posted by Mike Ramsey 2013-01-12 10:26||   2013-01-12 10:26|| Front Page Top

#4 "This would never happen to an Apple product!"

Posted by Charles 2013-01-12 15:18||   2013-01-12 15:18|| Front Page Top

#5 Very capable coders at Sun will roll out a patch if they have not already done so. They are far more competant than say, the locals who colaborate on attempting to write illegally malicious software, will ever hope to be. :)
Posted by wr 2013-01-12 18:08||   2013-01-12 18:08|| Front Page Top

22:58 trailing wife
22:33 Maggie Flomong2662
22:10 JosephMendiola
21:56 JosephMendiola
21:18 JosephMendiola
21:11 JosephMendiola
21:03 JosephMendiola
20:46 lord garth
20:46 Pappy
20:33 Pappy
20:26 Pappy
20:22 Barbara
20:14 KBK
19:46 Richard Aubrey
19:45 Richard Aubrey
19:40 lord garth
19:38 lotp
19:12 JohnQC
19:02 Frank G
18:47 Frank G
18:40 Redneck Jim
18:31 Herman the Ugly2308
18:30 Redneck Jim
18:26 Redneck Jim

Search WWW Search