Apple has patched Java for the aged OS X Snow Leopard and tweaked Safari to give users more control over what websites they let run the vulnerability plagued Oracle software. Oracle on Tuesday shipped an update for Java 6 and Java 7 to patch up to 42 bugs—the number depends on the version and platform—for Windows and OS X. Show More Summary
Apple today released a series of updates for both Safari and Java, addressing continued issues with Java security. The Safari updates arrive as version 6.0.4 for OS X Mountain Lion and Lion and version 5.1.9 for OS X Snow Leopard. The...Show More Summary
Earlier today, Oracle released an update to Java to address two separate vulnerabilities in Java. Now, Apple has released a patch for OS X 10.7 and later which fixes those... Keep reading ?
Apple has released Java for OS X 2013-002 1.0 today. You can install the update for OS X 10.7 and later by launching the Mac App Store and clicking the Updates icon, or download the update directly here. According to the update notes, "This...Show More Summary
Apple today released two software updates. The first of which is a security update. Java for Mac OS X 2013-001 1.0 disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in and is likely a result of the recent attack by hackers who infiltrated computers at Apple. Also available is iTunes 11.0.2. The iTunes 11.0.2 update adds a [...]Show More Summary
Following today's widely reported breach of security affecting Apple's employees, 1 Infinite Loop has issued Java for OS X 2013-001, an update intended to address the issues leading to the hack. Intended for OS X 10.7 and later, the download -- available now through Software Update -- updates Java SE 6 to version 1.6.0_41. Show More Summary
Hot on the heels of Oracle’s own update, Apple has released a Java for OS X 2013-001 software update for download that addresses the software vulnerability that compromised a number of their employees’ computers. From the update notes: Java for OS X 2013-001 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to [...]Show More Summary
Apple has released updated versions of Java for OS X, following a prominent hacking of Apple employees' Macs, plus the remote blocking of the Java plugin due to security vulnerabilities. This is the standard quarterly update of JavaShow More Summary
Apple has today released an update for Mac OS X users that delivers improved security for those that are running Java on their machines. This update repairs a vulnerability used... Keep reading ?
Following the hack on a small number of Apple corporate Macs, Apple has released a Java security patch to end users. Java for OS X 2013-001 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_41. On systems that have not already installed Java for OS X 2012-006, this update disables the [...]
Just hours after Apple announced that it too was victim to a wide-ranging malware attack, the company released a new version of Java for OS X to plug a hole in the software that can be exploited to install malware onto an affected machine.
Reports earlier this week noted that Apple had recently once again blocked Java 7 browser plug-ins on OS X. While the exact reason was unclear, a terminal workaround is no longer required as today Oracle released update 13 for Java 7 for Mac OS X. The critical patch brings over 50 new security fixes for [...]
Apple on Thursday quietly disabled Java 7 on Macs that already have the plugin installed. The news comes soon after we learned of new vulnerabilities discovered in the latest version... Keep reading ?
A reader contacted us the other day with an interesting problem: he wanted to use the latest Java update, but it requires an "Intel-based Mac running Mac OS X 10.7.3 (Lion) or later" and his MacBook was running Snow Leopard. Here's the...Show More Summary
Oracle has released a security update to Java on the OS X that's recommended for all users, but it doesn't mean that it's totally secure, either.
In response to the discovery of a Java 7 flaw that prompted Apple to disable the software in OS X, Oracle issued a statement saying it is currently working on a fix and will release the patch soon.
Apple stopped developing Java for OS X in late 2010 and no longer includes it as pre-installed software on new Macs. But for those who manually installed the plug-in, Apple has blocked Java 7 for now.
Apple's automated system is allowing for a fast response to malware threats.
Apple released a small Java update for OS X users this Wednesday. The update effectively removed the Java applet plug-in that typically comes pre-installed in all web browsers on the Mac. Why? Well, Apple has been trying to distance itself from Java for quite some time, mainly due to the fact that most malware spreads via [...]Show More Summary
Apple has recently released a Mac update for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion that removes its Java plugin from all OS X browsers. If you install the update, you'll find a region labeled "Missing plug-in" in place of a Java applet; of course, Apple can't stop you from clicking on it to download a Java plug-in directly from Oracle. Show More Summary