Another Zero-Day Exploit Hits Java Again
Oracle has had a busy 2013 so far as it has scrambled to fix dangerous zero-day exploits found in its Java browser plugin. The company will have no rest, however, as security researchers have found more exploits.
Traditional Programming Language Job Trends – February 2013
The winter edition of the job trends are back! Today, we are looking at traditional programming languages, which currently include Java, C++, C#, Objective C, Perl and Visual Basic. After this months job trends are posted, I will be reviewing all of the posts and the languages included. I believe …
Java Still Flawed, New Exploit On Sale For $5,000
Microsoft and Oracle both released patches this week for zero-day exploits found in Internet Explorer 8 and Java. If you still use Internet Explorer 8 or below, you should probably download the fix available via Windows Update. As for Java, you should probably still keep that disabled.
Computers And Mobile Devices Remain At Risk In 2013
Cybersecurity is a serious issue, and one that needs to be taken up by everybody. It’s not just a matter of some state hackers breaking into servers owned by a rival government. Cybersecurity affects you as well when a for-profit hacker goes after your credit card numbers with targeted malware. …
OpenJDK Coming To Android?
It’s no secret that Android apps are built on a customized version of Java. That being said, some Java developers haven’t made the jump to Android because they would have to rewrite their apps. Is there anything they can do?
New Java Exploit Discovered
It’s been quite a hard month for Oracle’s Java. First, back in late August the Java browser plug-in was found to be vulnerable to an exploit that could make all PCs using browsers with the Java plug-in installed open to malware by visiting a malicious website. Thankfully, Oracle didn’t wait …
iOS Development Now Easier For Java Coders
Apple requires that iOS development be done in Objective-C. That single decision has led to Objective-C overtaking C++ in July in programming language rankings. Despite its increased popularity, Java is still more popular. That’s why Google has made a new translator for Java developers to easily translate their code into …
New Zero-Day Exploit Found In Java
Java is in everything. It’s in your browser at this very moment. The Java plug-in that is powering a lot of the Web also features one nasty exploit. The latest zero-day exploit should remain a topic of concern.
Netbeans 7.2 Release Candidate 1 now available
Netbeans is one of the more popular IDEs, and for good reasons. It’s extensibility makes it a valuable tool for developing in many languages. However being developed in Java it has long suffered from the same problems that any large Java application has: slow to startup, slow to operate, and …
Oracle to Deliver the Most Comprehensive Cloud on Planet Earth
Yesterday Oracle CEO Larry Ellison announced that his company is poised and ready to deliver the most comprehensive cloud this planet has ever seen, and there’s some real substance to what he’s saying. Oracle’s new public cloud features their fusion applications delivered as both software as a service (SaaS) and …