With a short post by a member of the Java strategy team, Oracle has announced the approaching death of the hated Java plugin.
Oracle has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers about the security provided by updates to its Java Platform, Standard Edition software (Java SE), which is installed on more than 850 million computers.
Secunia Research revealed the state of security for PC users in a total of 14 countries, including the US.
Oracle has released its quarterly patch update that contains 154 security fixes for its various products.
With its quarterly Critical Patch Update, Oracle has released security fixes for 193 vulnerabilities across all of its products (a good summary can be found here), including the Java zero-day bug (CVE-2015-2590) that is being actively exploited by attackers.
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