I can't keep up with this and I feel like I'm wasting my time and yours posting about it every other day - just uninstall the d*mn thing and be done with it!! Here's the latest from TechEye:

Oracle released an emergency update to its Java software over the weekend designed to fix a major security flaw in the software, but security experts warned that the update does not work and the company should not have bothered.

The update was released after the US Department of Homeland Security urged PC users to disable Java because of bugs in the software.

Java was being exploited to commit identity theft and other crimes, Homeland Security warned.

Adam Gowdiak, a researcher with Poland's Security Explorations, who has discovered several bugs in the software over the past year, told Reuters  that the update from Oracle leaves several important security flaws unfixed.

He would not dare to tell users that it's safe to enable Java again.

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