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Oracle blocking Java installs in Russia

UPDATED. Reports indicate that users in Russia who attempt to download and install Java are being told that a government embargo forbids it.

August 9, 2014

Java support over for Windows XP

UPDATED. The regularly scheduled quarterly security updates for Java on July 15 will not include updates for Windows XP, which is now formally unsupported by Oracle.

July 3, 2014

Should APIs be copyrighted?

Latest court ruling states Oracle can be granted copyright protection for its Java APIs, opening up a legal precedent that could affect the thousands of APIs out there.

May 9, 2014 by

Cross-Platform Java bot found

Kaspersky Lab has described a bot written entirely in Java which can run on Windows, Mac or Linux. Even the infection method is cross-platform.

January 29, 2014

Oracle to patch Java, other products Tuesday

47 Oracle products to be patched on Patch Tuesday, with a total of 147 vulnerability fixes, 85 of them for flaws which are remotely-exploitable without authentication.

January 10, 2014

Java, Reader and Flash are most-exploited Windows programs

A new long-term study by malware research group AV-Test shows that Adobe's Reader and Flash and all versions of Java are together responsible for a total of 66 percent of the vulnerabilities in Windows systems exploited by malware.

December 4, 2013

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