Oracle updates Java, security expert says it still has bugs

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    Company logo shown at headquarters for Oracle Corp shown in Redwood CityBOSTON (Reuters) – Oracle Corp released an emergency update to its widely used Java software for surfing the Web on Sunday, days after the U.S. government urged PC users to disable the program because of a bug it said made computers vulnerable to attack by hackers. Java security expert Adam Gowdiak, who has discovered several bugs in the software over the past year, said that the update from Oracle leaves unfixed several critical security flaws. “We don't dare to tell users that it's safe to enable Java again,” said Gowdiak, a researcher with Poland's Security Explorations. …


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