SOLVED: How to Deploy Java Through An Active Directory Group Policy

If you know Group Policy and your question is really, WHERE IS AN .MSI FOR JAVA THAT IS ALREADY TO BE DEPLOYED UNATTENDED THROUGH AN ACTIVE DIRECTORY GROUP POLICY, you can download my Java 7 Patch 13 from Feb 1 2013 (jre1.7.0_13) HERE.  Note that while I have had no problems with this, we do NOT take any responsibility for these files (just like it says at the bottom of each page).  You are on your own…

New Apple, PC, UNIX Malware Doesn’t Need To Copy ANY Files to Your PC

“…The latest discovery was made by Kaspersky Lab, which received reports of a malware attack hitting a common Java vulnerability (CVE-2011-3544) on Russian Web sites, but without appearing to drop any files in order to instigate a conventional Trojan attack. In fact the attack turned out to run Javascript from an iFrame embedded on an infected Web site, injecting its encrypted .dll payload directly into the Javaw.exe process. The purpose of the unusual malware appears…

How To Deploy Oracle/Sun Java Silently In a Corporate Environment with Group Policy in Active Directory OR Using a Script

After watching THIS video explaining that in 2010, Java was the most exploited product, I decided we need to update our Java to the current version. We came up with two ways to deploy Java; one through a group policy (GP) in Active Directory (AD), two, through a script with minimal user interaction. PREWORK: Download the current OFFLINE version of Java from Oracle/SUN Run the Installer but don’t click anything (i.e. just start it so that…