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How do I import a raw AES key to a JCEKS keystore?

I have some test data that is encrypted with 256 bit AES. The customer supplied the key as a 256 bit file. The application uses a java key store for decryption keys. The keytool options I've found ...
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1answer
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Java in browser: application blocked (multiple domains)

Java made me to update to the latest version and now I get the "Application Blocked" error all the time. Alright, I have lowered the security (although it only allows for the "medium" level, omg), and ...
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security block self-running java program

I'm running a java program, but it is blocked by security software(maybe McAfee), I got a pop-up which says: Application Blocked by Security settings your security settings have blocked a ...
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1answer
344 views

Unable to add secure Java site

I need to add a secure site to allow Java apps to be run in my web browser. I use Windows 7 and the latest Java build, Java 7 update 17 build 1.7.0_17-b02. However, in the Security tab of the Java ...
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1answer
321 views

Java Security Settings do not stay changed

I have an applet that requires the java security setting to be on medium. I go into the control panel and change the setting. I hit apply. Then exit the Java control panel. To check if the ...
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384 views

How to undo - Java denied permission to run in IE9

I installed Java 1.7u25 on a user's laptop. The first time he ran IE9 he received a security warning about Java, stating that this type of program could be harmful. He did not grant permission to run ...
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Disable Java Security Warning popup and fix lag

I've searched for a solution for this online and on superuser, but nothing seems to work. Every time Java is being used on a site I am on, a security warning appears with the text "Do you want to run ...
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1answer
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Java Security Exception

Okay, so I am working on a card matching game in java for my computer science assignment and it all was going perfectly, until I wanted to open the applet in a page. In eclipse it works just fine.. I ...
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1answer
568 views

My Java applets won't run in HTML

My Java applet runs fine when I open the HTML in AppletViewer, but when I open the html in like Chrome, it just says "Error, click for more details" and the details say that my security options ...
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1answer
95 views

Unknown applet keep asking for authorisation, how to stop it?

I am getting this error every 15 minutes. How can I stop it? I can't find where it's been installed. Here is an image of what I am getting: http://i.stack.imgur.com/x9bId.png The Name is MyApplet, ...
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1answer
245 views

How can I prevent Ask Toolbar and Ask Toolbar Updater from installing when jucheck installs an update? [duplicate]

I know about Can I permanently prevent Java security updates from installing Yahoo Toolbar?, but the accepted answer (use offline installer) keeps the Java auto-update (jucheck.exe) from downloading, ...
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2answers
85 views

What is the least dangerous Java version? [closed]

(other than "none") My organization uses a necessary Java-based web app that will not be replaced in the near future, which runs on Java 1.4 and up. Should our (mostly Windows) users have Java 1.6, ...
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1answer
167 views

Java run ONLY certain signed applets

Regarding the Java 0-day exploit I'd like to configure the Java Runtime such that it only executes signed applets, preferably such that I either define a whilelist of certificates I allow define ...
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1answer
188 views

How can I disable Java in my browser?

A new Java 0-day exploit was discovered on 2012-08-26, and is out in the wild. It affects Oracle's Java on Windows, Mac and Linux desktops and affects all major browsers. Plenty of websites recommend ...
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2answers
396 views

OSX - Update “Java for OS X 2012-002” is not mentioned on support.apple.com, is this ok?

Straight after installing "Java for OS X 2012-001" Software Update asks me to install "Java for OS X 2012-002", which has the exact same size (66.6 MB) and description (including the same two links: ...
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1answer
168 views

How to add esapi to ColdFusion 8

On https://github.com/damonmiller/esapi4cf there is a description of how to add the esapi jars to ColdFusion 9, but I'd like to know how to add them to ColdFusion 8. I but the esapi-2.0.1.jar in a ...
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1answer
272 views

SELinux allow http requests on Fedora 14

I have a Fedora 14 instance on Amazon EC2 and I want to make an http request from that instance to another one in the same amazon security group. When I use wget to make the request it works fine. ...
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1answer
774 views

Is it completely safe to install java plug-in chrome browser?

I wonder if one of you have some information about the safety of Java in browsers. It is the built-in version of Java which chrome offers to install in browser. Is there any difference between ...
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2answers
354 views

Why must you have administrative privileges to install java 2 sdk

I use several school computers, that have different operating systems. To make sure that I always have my tools available, I like to install a lot of programs to my "roving profile". This is possible ...
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1answer
670 views

Mac OS X: Java Applet requests “unrestricted acces”

My bank has a Java applet that requests "unrestricted access" to my computer. Obviously, this seems a little 1984 to me... What happens when you allow this? Is the applet allowed (Root) access to ...
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2answers
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Is the recent Java bug something to worry about?

I recently saw this announcement on the H blog about a big hole in Java, but I can't seem to get anyone to think it's a big deal. The fact that I can visit a web site and it runs calc.exe on my local ...
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1answer
885 views

How to “jail” Java applications in OS X?

Is it possible to "jail" Java applications? My bank has an applet that requests "unrestricted access" to my computer. That makes me feels very uneasy. There should be a way to tell the java ...
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1answer
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Java Plugin a huge security risk? How to preseve Java plugin from privilege escalation?

Installing a regular Java plugin is IMHO a real security risk for non-IT people. Normally Java applets run in a sandbox and the applet cannot do anything harmful to your computer. If an applet, ...
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1answer
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neohapsis “distcrack” applet : what does it do? Suspicious!

I went to this page on neohapsis about the latest Linux kernel bug. I kept this URL opened in a tab and I noticed that my CPU was at full load... Weird. Then after looking around for a while I notice ...
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Can I permanently prevent Java security updates from installing Yahoo Toolbar?

Each time I get a Java security update, I have to remember to untick the box to install the yahoo toolbar browser plugin that they've decided, for some mad reason, is an important security feature of ...