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Oracle releases emergency Java patch

javalogoAfter the Department of Homeland Security’s US-CERT warned users to disable Java to stop hackers from taking control of users’ machines, Oracle issued an emergency patch on Sunday.

Last week, US-CERT warned that the newest Java “vulnerability is being attacked in the wild, and is reported to be incorporated into exploit kits. Exploit code for this vulnerability is also publicly available. We have confirmed that Windows, OS X, and Linux platforms are affected.”

You can get the patch here.