FYI: 'Understanding the new security in Java 7 Update 11'

The below touches on the elevated security level Grif alluded to, in addition to other aspects of the update.

Understanding the new security in Java 7 Update 11

http://blogs.computerworld.com/cybercrime-and-hacking/21664/understanding-new-security-java-7-update-11

And then there's......

Oracle's Java Chief Promises to "Fix" Java

End of Java "talk" happy