Oracle Java vulnerabilities – This is not a repeat

Nothing more to say here… ¬†JAVA is full of holes it might seem. ALL systems, including Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Windows Server, Linux, that are running Java may be vulnerable. Here’s the latest US-CERT Alert for February 20th in its entirety. — —–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 National Cyber Awareness System US-CERT Alert TA13-051A Oracle Java Multiple Vulnerabilities Original …

Unpatched critical Java vulnerability in latest patched version of Java?

No, this is not a repeat from the other day, or last month, or well, ever. The Department of Homeland Security’s suggestion to disable Java in your browser, whether you are using a Mac, Linux box or Windows PC is still probably the best route for you to take, but I know you won’t. Here’s the details…. ¬†As I warned …

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Microsoft Office alternatives OpenOffice.org & LibreOffice battle it out in a steel cage

Posted today on InfoWorld is an interesting article about two competitors to Microsoft Office. (See “Open office dilemma: OpenOffice.org vs. LibreOffice“) While you have probably heard of OpenOffice.org, or the previous incarnation of it (StarOffice), a new alternative open source office suite is called LibraOffice, and it is being brought to you by the developers OpenOffice.org.¬†Confused? Well, it’s that same …

SECURE IT ALERT: Out-of-Band Bulletin Fixes Serious Microsoft .NET Framework Vulnerability

Homeland Secure IT Alert for Thursday, September 30, 2010 Microsoft has addressed an important vulnerability in another “out of band” security update this week… ¬† This one is for the Microsoft .NET Framework and it affects every Microsoft operating system across the board from Windows XP, Vista and 7 desktop, to Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, regardless of service …

Secure IT Alert: Microsoft and Oracle vulnerabilities and patches available

¬†These are from CERT and affect Microsoft & Oracle. There are patches available. Microsoft Releases July Security Bulletin added July 13, 2010 at 01:25 pm Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Office as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2010. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. US-CERT encourages …