Oracle released the scheduled Java security update for April

This update should fix at least 42 security flaws in 24 products. Interestingly, this update also introduces some new features designed to alert users about the security risks of running some Java content.

 

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But, if you saw this article about the Boston bombing and how the cybercriminals are making use of this tragedy to deliver malware, you will understand that not many will read such warnings which stay between them and the interesting videos about the attack.

We don’t want to be picky here… we highly appreciated that Oracle wants to warn the users. But, users don’t want to be warned. They just want to be safe.

We still recommend that you uninstall Java. Learn here how to do it.

If you still need it, please download the latest version from here: http://java.com/download

 

Sorin Mustaca

IT Security Expert