Oracle's Web Browser Plug-In Is Sinking Fast

This week, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL  ) found and patched a huge amount of security holes in its Java plugin for Web browsers. While it's never a bad idea to plug security holes, the update comes after a well-documented spree of Java hacks.

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