Oracle settles Java security update charges with FTC


Oracle has agreed to settle charges made by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that it cheated consumers about Java software updates.

The settlement requires Oracle to give Java users the tools and data they require to protect their computers.

The FTC said the company failed to notify customers when it released security updates for over 850 million US computers with Java Standard Edition.

Oracle has been accused of promising consumers that its updates would make the software safe and secure.

Read the source article at Technology


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