J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Jan 14 15:39:49 EST 2013

On 1/14/13 2:03 PM, Mark Wieder wrote:
> stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at ...> writes:
>> *WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising
>> people to temporarily disable the Java software on their computers to avoid
>> potential hacking attacks.*
> FUD is about the only thing DHS does well.
> Larry Ellison and DHS in pissing contest. News at 11.
> FWIW, there's a new Java security update.
> When you need Java, you need Java. OpenJDK is nice, but it's not completely
> compatible.

It's a little misleading, since the vulnerability affected only 
browsers, not desktop usage. Disabling Java in the browser was all 
that's needed.

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