Oracle's security luck runs out

Wednesday, 20 October 2004, 5:16 PM EST

Oracle customers may be experiencing security déjà vu.

On August 31 the company warned of database security holes and released a patch. This morning it told customers that those same holes need immediate attention and strongly advised them to install the patch.

The more urgent warning was issued after Oracle discovered that hackers have been active in exploiting the database holes.

By Kelly Shermach at TechNewsWorld.

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