Microsoft Safety Scanner detects exploits du jour

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  1. funkydude

    funkydude Registered Member

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    https://blogs.technet.com/b/mmpc/ar...-safety-scanner-detects-exploits-du-jour.aspx
     
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    The amount of Java exploits are crazy, if you can, avoid it like the plague!
     
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    I thought it already supported 64-bit, because the process wasn't *32. Guess it has full support now.

    As for Java exploits, how many of them are for the current version?
     
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    None I'd hope. :p
     
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    Install programming platform on a secured system with experienced user just for these patches? Not worth the time and effort. I have EMET on Java anyways.
     
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    Perhaps not, but as far as "time and effort" there wasn't much of either (figure downloading a ~19MB file, uninstalling the previous version, and installing the new - end to end it was less than 5 minutes).
     
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