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# 1 java has been hacked
01-12-2013, 08:03 PM
this is infecting your computer with mail ware and god knows what else.,5686660.story
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# 2
01-12-2013, 08:33 PM
This topic is going on majorgeeks forums.As long as you have a Firewall and anti virus and malwarebytes then you should be fine.
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# 3
01-12-2013, 10:15 PM
i disagree. the reason homeland has issued the warning is there is no known counter or cure for it yet. or prevention other then to deactivate until java comes up with an update.
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# 4
01-13-2013, 06:02 AM
I read the notice. The Java issue is mainly with untrusted sites. It's theoretically possible to have it happen if a trusted site gets hacked, but that requires the trusted site to get hacked.

Here's the original notice:

I can haz joystick!
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# 5
01-13-2013, 11:39 AM
Click here to find out how to disable Java on your machine until they push out the update.

Been playing since launch.
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# 6
01-13-2013, 04:45 PM
download firefox > install No scripts >>>> fixed?
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# 7
01-13-2013, 04:58 PM
My system says "no threat"
so it may only be with some systems
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# 8
01-14-2013, 04:54 PM
JAVA pushed a fix out this past weekend. (Jan 12th-13th, 2013)
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