Java has come a long way since it was introduced in mid-1995. Its cross-platform characteristics have made it the benchmark when it comes to client-side web programming. But with cybercrime and hackings reaching epidemic levels due to its widespread usage and distribution, the need for secure Java development has become the call of the hour.
A recent Kaspersky lab report mentions Java as the most attacked programming language, with more and more hacking incidents being reported worldwide. Java’s susceptibility is largely due to its segmentation problem. Not all developers are using the latest version (Java 9), which basically means that the latest security updates are not always applied.
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