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

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Why wouldn't you think it was Chinese Hackers? Since they have broken into other systems we have already. Including the Pentagon.
    Simple... the Chinese hackers are run by the state... they target other governments. These kind of attacks you are talking about, are attacks by people who want to steal money.. aka criminals. And here it is the Russians that are biggest player last I looked.

    The Chinese have no reason .. in fact quite the opposite... to attack the US banks. Hell even the Iranians dont have any reason, since they need the international banking system to work.

    And it does not exclude hackers from other countries.. Israel, US, UK and so on. Remember the worst virus out there is made by the US government and the Israeli government, and it is being used by criminals to get access to peoples bank accounts and similar for profit.
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    Re: Government Says to Disable Java

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...able-java.html

    Maybe we can get a mod to merge these threads.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Why wouldn't you think it was Chinese Hackers? Since they have broken into other systems we have already. Including the Pentagon.
    ...has any evidence been presented to suggest it was China? Are you really asking why people aren't jumping to a conclusion that is 100% speculation?
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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    ...has any evidence been presented to suggest it was China? Are you really asking why people aren't jumping to a conclusion that is 100% speculation?
    Hey it is the new boogie man... get with the program... Before 1939 it was the British Empire, then the Germans and Japanese from 1941 to 45, and then the Soviets from 45 to 89-92ish and then slowly from 1992 it became the Muslims and Al Q, and now that they are "defeated", then it is the Chinese that are next in line to be the boogieman followed by the Russians!
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    Re: US Government Tells Computer Users to DISABLE Java.....

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    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
    I hate oracle anyways. Crappy anti-open source company.
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    Re: Government Says to Disable Java

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    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!
    And here I thought you were a Spanish computer geek so bored that you came to DP for stimulation.

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    Re: Government Says to Disable Java

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...able-java.html

    Maybe we can get a mod to merge these threads.

    Well, you get the honors because you were an hour and 20 minutes ahead of me. I looked for a similar thread but couldn't find it. I put mine in the computer section where it normally would be, but you put yours in Breaking News.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    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.
    According to what I have been reading, the Feds are just catching up. This problem was discovered as early as June. I found this out after Googling for a way to turn off Java that would cover all Internet browsers.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by grip View Post
    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.
    Google won't do any searches without Java.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    ...has any evidence been presented to suggest it was China? Are you really asking why people aren't jumping to a conclusion that is 100% speculation?
    You're taking this thread way too seriously. People are just throwing out possibles. It could be the Chinese, or it might be some very smart 12-year old looking for international attention.

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