Encryption is widely recognized as the gold standard for protecting data privacy, but encryption is only as strong as its key management.
Oracle's Quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) is never a minor event.
Oracle's April 2014 Critical Patch Update has been released, and solves a total of 104 vulnerabilities found across many of its products, including Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle Supply Chain Product Suite, Oracle iLearning, Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise, Oracle Siebel CRM, Oracle Java SE, Oracle and Sun Systems Products Suite, Oracle Linux and Virtualization, and Oracle MySQL.
Polish security start-up Security Explorations has publicly released technical details and Proof-of-Concept code for 30 security vulnerabilities they found in Oracle Java Cloud Service, which allows customers to deploy their Java applications on WebLogic server clusters.
Oracle has released Java Standard Edition (SE) 8, Java Development Kit (JDK) 8, and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 8.