Updated 12:30 p.m. PDT with Apple comment
Macintosh security consulting firm SecureMac.com on Tuesday issued a critical warning for what it says is an unpatched Java security vulnerability in Apple's Mac OS X.
According to the man credited with discovering it, Landon Fuller, the Java flaw even affects the latest version of Mac OS X, 10.5.7, released just a week ago. Fuller has gone so far as to release a proof of concept for the security hole.
The vulnerability could be used to perform what SecureMac refers to as "drive-by-downloads," or the … Read more