Once again the underground of the internet has found a flaw in Java. This time the issue is more of a presence then ever. With most malware problems that pop-up from the Java/Adobe exploits, you have to give it some sort of permission in order for it to go about exploiting your machine. However, this time the exploit works on its own with no contact needed by the user.
The exploit was particularly disconcerting because it let attackers download a malicious program onto its victims’ machines without prompting. Users did not even have to click on a malicious link for their computers to be infected. The program simply downloaded itself.
The easiest way to keep from getting exploited is simple, keep up to date. At 2K we know that it can be rather annoying to see those update alarms come up, but they are there for a reason and that is your security. If you are affected by this exploit in your business, 2K will be there to help you through it and make sure that the issue is resolved in a very timely manner.
Check out one of the many articles about this exploit, here.