By Kevin Yank

Plug-in security fix now on

By Kevin Yank
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The title says it all, folks. Everyday users are now able to download Java 1.4.2_06, the version that fixes the plug-in security hole revealed last week.

According to Sun (via Javalobby), over 1.9 million people have downloaded the update, about 1 million of which were in the past 24 hours (presumably since the fix was released on


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