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"Unless it is absolutely necessary to run Java in web browsers, disable it", DHS-sponsored CERT team says

"Unless it is absolutely necessary to run Java in web browsers, disable it", DHS-sponsored CERT team says | WEBOLUTION! | Scoop.it
Can you really justify having Java installed on your main web browser any more? Even if you have installed the latest security patch?

It's time to rip Java out of your browser for better securi...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 19, 2013 12:46 PM

A MUST follow instructions!!!

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 20, 2013 9:05 AM

===> A MUST follow instructions!!! <===

 

 

Use one browser where Java is disabled for normal surfing! Use a second one where Java is enabled for making eBanking + other sites which require Java...

 

Make sure YOU have the last update and delete ALL previous versions of JAVA on your hard disk!

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Java-vulnerabilities

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/safer-internet-day-2013-sid2013-participation/

 

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Security Threats in 2013 - Check also for Mac Malware

Security Threats in 2013 - Check also for Mac Malware | WEBOLUTION! | Scoop.it

Read about the latest cyber security trends in the Sophos Security Threat Report 2013.

 

Most malware developers have found it more profitable to attack Windows than to learn new skills needed to target the smaller OS X user community.

 

===> But Macs are finding a new home in thousands of businesses and government agencies, and malware authors are paying attention. <===


Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillette recently reported that “almost half of enterprises (1,000 employees or more) are issuing Macs to at least some employees—and they plan a 52% increase in the number of Macs they issue in 2012.”

 

===> Even more Macs are arriving unofficially through bring your own device arrangements, where they are often an executive’s device of choice for accessing web or cloud applications. <===

 

===> Growing Mac usage means many IT organizations must objectively assess, mitigate, and anticipate Mac-related malware threats for the first time. And the risks are clearly increasing! <===

 

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Gust MEES

 

Check also my Curation about it:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security

 


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Read more, a MUST:

http://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/PDFs/other/sophossecuritythreatreport2013.pdf?id=ee65b697-1d30-4971-b240-ce96b5e529aa&amp;amp;amp;amp;dl=true

 

 


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