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Java Flaws Mount Up
2012-09-26 13:19:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Have you disabled or removed Java yet? In what´s becoming a bit of a broken record of a story, researchers have found yet another flaw in Java which allows hackers to completely bypass security measures built in to the software. What´s worse, this new flaw affects the last 8 years´ worth of Oracle´s Java software, versions 5 through 7, placing more than one billion users in danger of an attack. When...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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