Recently patched Java flaw already targeted in mass attacks, researchers say

Researchers advise users to upgrade to Java 7 Update 21 as soon as possible if they haven't already

By Lucian Constantin, IDG News Service |  Security

Users should only agree to run Java applets from websites that they trust and which normally load such content. Browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox also have a feature known as click-to-play that can be used to block plug-in-based content from executing without explicit consent.

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