It's been a tough week and a half for Oracle and its Java crew.
Is the cloud a viable tool in the fight?
A recent phishing campaign that employs a Microsoft e-mail template has been spotted in the wild by researchers.
While Microsoft's dedication to software security should be the gold standard for others, it's a war that the company will never win.
Oracle released an update for Java 7 that addresses "3 distinct but related vulnerabilities and one security-in-depth issue affecting Java running in desktop browsers," said the company.
The flaw is still unpatched.
Microsoft's free Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) may not operate correctly for some apps.