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By Kevin Piddle
New focus is being paid to security concerns in Oracle’s widely used Java platform. Discoveries of new vulnerabilities, the proliferation of exploit kits and recent high-profile incidents, like the sophisticated zero-day attack against Facebook in February, have signalled a growing trend that isn’t slowing down.
In an effort to gain a deeper understanding of how widespread the current Java vulnerability landscape truly is, web security solutions provider Websense used its ThreatSeeker network to assess which versions of Java were actively being used across millions of customer endpoints.
Websense published the research findings at the end of March and in a recent interview with The Standard, Charles Renert, VP of research and development for Websense Labs, called the results “surprising”.
To read the full article – Striking majority of endpoints vulnerable to Java exploits