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Old 1st September 2012, 12:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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There's a pretty bad Java exploit going around right now, and we've all got to have Java to play Minecraft. If you hit a web page that's been infected with a certain piece of invisible Java code, your computer will be infected and most anti-virus is so-so at catching it. If you're running Java 7 (1.7), you should update. Java 6 (1.6) isn't affected, and disabling you web browser's java plugin will also protect you from the attack.

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If anyone wants the dirty technical details, feel free to PM me, but I'm not going to bore the general populace with it.
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