Stories by Rik Turner

Sun in hot water over Java security hole

Sun Microsystems has disclosed a serious vulnerability in the Java Plug-in technology within the Software Developers' Kit (SDK) and the Java Run-time Environment (JRE) that allows attackers to bypass the Java sandbox and Java applet security.

Oracle E-Business hopelessly compromised by new hole

Integrigy has detected multiple, highly critical vulnerabilities in Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Applications. Immediate patching is the only answer since, as Oracle itself puts it, "any user with browser access and specialized knowledge can exploit these vulnerabilities."