Java: Conduit for new zero-day attack

Kathleen Atkins

In the Security & Backups forum this week, moderator Tinto Tech provides links to reports of a zero-day attack that uses Java to gainentry to machines.

Although the initial recommendation is to disable Java, various Lounge members debate whether you need Java at all. Join the discussion.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

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About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.