News Archive for Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

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Just a FYI/Follow-Up to a news post here last week on a Java update from Oracle (ref: Oracle Press Release) which I noted then didn't have an OS X download posted yet. I checked today and the Java.com D/L page now has a download (and Mac FAQ w/install and uninstall info) of their latest Java update for OS X 10.7.3 and later.
(IMO unless you really -need- Java, I'd not install it. I realize some do need Java support for work or specific software/services, but many do not.)
  I'm not using it personally, but if any reader installs the update, let me know if you see any specific pros/cons/problems. (And always have a current Backup just in case.)
FYI/Update on Java 7 Security: An August 27th article on a Java zero day vulnerability actively used in targeted attacks notes the vulnerability affects Java 7 (1.7) Update 0 to 6 - does not affect Java 6 and older.
  

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