Most browser Java installations continue to be unpatched or outdated, leaving the majority of users vulnerable to exploit code already in use in the wild.
"As a consequence of this renewed focus on security the Java 8 schedule, with a GA release in early September, is no longer achievable," the company said in a blog post made today.
Oracle made available for download a critical security update for its Web-based Java programming language on Tuesday.
Big Data will transform the security industry as it morphs into "Big Intelligence."
Oracle announced that the out-of-band patch released earlier in the month to fix 50 vulnerabilities in Java will be updated with a number of addendums that did not make it to the unscheduled release.
Oracle today released Update 13 for Java 7 and Update 39 for Java 6.
Database developers were put on watch this week as Oracle issued a Critical Patch Update targeting 86 security vulnerabilities, including 18 for its MySQL database products.
An assessment and threat report on the state of mobile computing was recently released by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).
According to researchers at Krebs on Security, an issue in the latest version of Java is being shopped around online by an unknown seller.
Android has seen the number of Trojans targeting the platform nearly triple in just the last three months.
According to an announcement made yesterday, Microsoft has acquired PhoneFactor, a provider of mobile-based authentication solutions.
Researchers have discovered a "critical" zero-day issue with Oracle's Java plugin. This marks the second time in less than a month that researchers have found an issue with Java.
A vulnerability in Oracle Database 11g Releases 1 and 2 could allow an attacker to remotely steal information located on the database, including user passwords.
The day after Oracle released Java Version 7 Update 7, a fix for three vulnerabilities (including last week's zero-day disclosure), a security firm has found a new error in the latest version.
An update for Java 7 that addresses "3 distinct but related vulnerabilities and one security-in-depth issue affecting Java running in desktop browsers" was released by Oracle on Wednesday.
Information on a Java flaw that has been seen in targeted attacks in the wild, and has been tested to work on most major Web browsers for both Mac and PC, was reported on Monday by security firm FireEye.
Last week the company submitted a 42-page document detailing security policies for Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Sonatype on Wednesday launched a new on-demand service that analyzes the open-source components in Java applications for security, licensing and quality problems.
A well-known hacking tool aimed at Java vulnerabilities appears to have gotten an upgrade designed to exploit a newly-patched security flaw addressed in the Java SE 6 Update 33 and Java SE 7 Update 5.
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has disclosed plans to offer a certification program for providers of cloud-based products and services.