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Security of Java takes a dangerous turn for the worse, experts say

The security of Oracle's Java software framework, installed on some three billion devices worldwide, is taking a turn for the worse, thanks to an uptick in attacks targeting vulnerabilities that will never be patched and increasingly sophisticated exploits, security researchers said.The most visible sign of deterioration are in-the-wild attacks exploiting unpatched vulnerabilities in Java version 6, Christopher Budd, threat communications manager at antivirus provider Trend Micro, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday. The version, which Oracle stopped supporting in February, is still used by about half of the Java user base, he said. Malware

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02 Oct
FRSecure @FRSecure
Security of Java takes a dangerous turn http://t.co/ZbtwswPNPv
14 Sep
Steve Werby @stevewerby
Malware developers reverse-engineering Java 7 updates to craft exploits for EOL Java 6 used on 80% of corporate PCs. http://t.co/DPQlZ6fOdV
13 Sep
Dan Philpott @danphilpott
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13 Sep
alexander knorr @opexxx
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13 Sep
Lavasoft @Lavasoft
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12 Sep
Hemanshu Nigam @HemanshuNigam
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12 Sep
Rapid7 @rapid7
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12 Sep
Ben Rothke @benrothke
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12 Sep
Saad Kadhi @Mytweet_ID
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12 Sep
Jay @jaymclaughlin
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12 Sep
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12 Sep
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12 Sep
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12 Sep
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12 Sep
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12 Sep
Wes Miller @getwired
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12 Sep
Tom Mercado @TeMerc
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