If you're still among the users who haven't disabled Java in their browsers or on their computer, be advised that Oracle has released a critical patch update for Java SE (Java 7 Update 13) on Friday.
Watering hole attacks continue unabated and, according to Avast's Director of Threat Intelligence Jindrich Kubec, the finger could be safely pointed to China once again.
Another week, another zero-day threatening millions of Java users.
Oracle has had two major updates in the last 2 days.
Oracle has released Java 7 Update 11, the computing platform's newest version that patches the recently discovered and currently widely misused zero-day vulnerability, an exploit for which has been added to a number of popular exploit kits.
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