Tag: java

Java Patch Plugs 19 Security Holes

Oracle this week released its quarterly patch update for Java , a widely-installed program that for most casual users has probably introduced more vulnerability than utility. If you have Java installed and require it for some application or Web site, it’s time to update it. If you’re not sure you have Java on your computer or are unsure why you still have it, read on for advice that could save you some security headaches down the road

Desktop Central

We are all familiar that Java provides separate executables for Windows x86 and 64-bit operating systems. While it is possible to install and use an x86 executable on Windows 64-bit operating systems, it is impossible to install these executables silently using the system account due to a bug in Java.