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Rocra or Red October malware stealing classified data since 2007

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When normal consumers are becoming the victims of data theft each day, it is no surprise that the same is happening within government sector too. According to a report in WSJ, Moscow-based anti-virus maker Kaspersky Lab has discovered a series of cyberattacks targeting diplomatic, governmental and scientific-research organizations in former Soviet-bloc countries, India, US, Iran and Belgium. What is surprising …

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Oracle releases Java 7 Update 11 with vulnerability fixes

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As promised, Oracle has released a fix for recently revealed Java security vulnerability in the form of Java 7 Update 11.  You can grab the download from Oracle website. “This Security Alert addresses security issues CVE-2013-0422 (US-CERT Alert TA13-010A – Oracle Java 7 Security Manager Bypass Vulnerability) and another vulnerability affecting Java running in web browsers,” Oracle noted in a …

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Oracle to fix Java security flaw soon

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Oracle has announced it is preparing an update for the Java software to address a security vulnerability that was identified recently. “A fix will be available shortly,” the company said in a statement following U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s urge to computer users to disable Java from their web browsers. Company also added that the recently discovered flaw only affects …

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