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Java Update Provides Whitelist Capability to Help Prevent 0-Day Hacks

kylus (149953) writes | about a year ago

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kylus (149953) writes "The Register is reporting that Oracle's new Java 7 update 40 release comes complete with a new 'Deployment Rule Set' capability which allows administrators to define which particular applets and Java Web Start applications ("Rich Internet Applications") are permitted to run on a given machine. Not a complete solution for the recent trend of Java hacks that have cropped up, but good news for enterprises that have to run this in their environment."

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