Following the recent debacle of the critical Java 0-day that was being actively exploited in the wild, in an attempt to minimize its users' attack surface Mozilla has enabled "Click To Play" for recent versions of Java on all platforms, ensuring that the Java plugin will not load unless a user specifically clicks to enable the plugin.
Mozilla released Firefox 18 that fixes several security and stability issues.
Alert Logic announced the availability of Alert Logic Web Security Manager with ActiveWatch to protect web applications against threats and attacks.
With this latest Firefox release (v14.0.1), Mozilla has fixed a slew of security vulnerabilities, including five deemed critical that may have allowed hackers to run attacker code and install software without requiring any user interaction.
Fake Flash update notifications are old news, but users still fall for the trick.
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