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Bogus Oracle patches flung by malicious websites


Softpedia - (International) Oracle posted a warning to users the week of January 12 stating that it had received information on several fraudulent Web sites claiming to provide patches for Oracle products that are in fact malware. Oracle advised users to only download patches from its official sites and asked users encountering the fraudulent sites to report them.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:09