This month’s top 10 again shows the prevalence of attacks against PC users using Java. 50% of the Top 10 attacks tried to intrude the computers exploiting vulnerabilities that have already been fixed with an update, provided by Oracle since March 2010.
What can you do to be protected?
Apart from using a comprehensive security solution, home users are highly recommended to keep their system and all of its components (operating systems, software, plug-ins,…) up-to-date.
Special advice: Java
Proceed to the online Java version detection: www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp
on how to uninstall older java versions and then download the most recent version: www.java.com/en/download/
Special advice: Autorun