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Java DangerAccording to security vendor Websense, most browsers with installed Java-plugin vulnerable for at least one exploit-kit, used for a number of web-based attacks.

In Websense say they used their own analytical network that tracks billions of Web requests from several million end-user computers. Network is able to detect the version of Java, installed on the system, and the browser with which it works.

According to the latest telemetry, only 5.5% of users have the latest version of Java and the latest version of the browser in the system (Java 7 Update 17 or Java 6 Update 41), but even for these versions of Java in the network already sold exploit kits, allowing the use of remains open holes in the software. (more…)