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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    I have heard a couple people now say they think Bing is having problems over this.....dunno if that is true. Still there is not a lot of News Up on this for the Fed to be putting out this type of warning. I would have thought all the MS media would carry it.

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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    i scan with superantispyware all of the time anyway. it pretty much finds everything so far.

    as for disabling java completely, i think that might make surfing the web problematic.

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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    The problem with java being hacked is a web page that seems perfectly legitimate may redirect you to a site that uses your java app to gain access to your PC and implant a virus. It happens quickly and silently and probably more from websites that are small private ones, porn, cheat sites or torrent. You can go into your browser settings and disable Java, then if you go to a banking site that loses functionality you can turn it back on temporarily to do your banking.
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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Yeah there was a Sting by the Fed last year.....they picked up Hackers from age 17 to 40. Some were put to work to counter China and their Hackers. Think China did this?
    It is a flaw in Java which is almost plugged, so no.. if anything it is Oracle that is the problem aka an American company
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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    Things that make you go hmmmm....
    What makes you really go hmmmmm is Stuxnet. A very dangerous virus made by the US and Israeli government to target the Iranians, that then got loose on the net, dissected and is now being used by criminals and other nations intelligence agencies against... the US and Israel. THAT is a HMMMMMMMMM...

    And the Iranians dont have the capacity or technical know how to attack the banking system.. a banking system they are dependent on themselves. If anything it is the mafia coming out of Russia and other eastern European countries.
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    Re: Government Says to Disable Java

    There is a fix on the way, should be a day or two. Dont overreact.. just dont go in on "questionable" sites and all will be good. Or even better.. dont go on to your banking site until the fix is out... would basically make your PC useless other than a bot, and most anti-virus programs will catch it if your pc is turned into a bot.
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    Re: Government Says to Disable Java

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    There is a fix on the way, should be a day or two. Dont overreact.. just dont go in on "questionable" sites and all will be good. Or even better.. dont go on to your banking site until the fix is out... would basically make your PC useless other than a bot, and most anti-virus programs will catch it if your pc is turned into a bot.
    Telling us not to panic eh....

    I bet you're in on the Iranian plot to turn all our computers into Muslims.

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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    Hmm just checked my own PC... dont even have Java installed lol. Windows 8 FTW.
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    Re: Government Says to Disable Java

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    Telling us not to panic eh....

    I bet you're in on the Iranian plot to turn all our computers into Muslims.
    yea yea you got me.. but what you did not know, is that I am actually a triple spy working for the Israelis who think I am working as a double agent, but when in fact I am working for the American Christian Intelligence Network (ACIN!)... trying to make Muslims and Jews hate each other even more so they will all convert to Christianity and move Mars!
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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    What makes you really go hmmmmm is Stuxnet. A very dangerous virus made by the US and Israeli government to target the Iranians, that then got loose on the net, dissected and is now being used by criminals and other nations intelligence agencies against... the US and Israel. THAT is a HMMMMMMMMM...

    And the Iranians dont have the capacity or technical know how to attack the banking system.. a banking system they are dependent on themselves. If anything it is the mafia coming out of Russia and other eastern European countries.
    Why wouldn't you think it was Chinese Hackers? Since they have broken into other systems we have already. Including the Pentagon.

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