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Mac Virus Is Actually Oracle Java Security Hole

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Multiple readers asked The VAR Guy today if he had suffered from a “new” Mac OS X virus. Let’s slow down, folks. The alleged Mac virus reports spreading across the web have little to do with Apple and Mac OS X, and a lot to do with a small security hole in Java — which is owned by Oracle. And by the way, there’s a simple security fix. Hey, The VAR Guy isn’t pointing fingers here. On the desktop, The VAR Guy runs Mac OS X, Windows and Ubuntu. He’s a cross-platform type of guy. On the server, The VAR Guy uses Oracle Financials for his expense reports. Al (IT news)