The entire issue is deeper than most want to delve into. Since most computer languages allow us to delete a file then isn't almost any computer language bad for security?
Are you going to give up your Personal Computer for a locked down machine such as the XBox 360?
It seems that folk are not thinking this through as any language can be used for good or bad.
I scanned the Java discussion and noted others being aware of security "holes" in this program. It is necessary for free Word programs. I just removed it from my computer entirely. I guess If I don't notice the loss I'm ok? lol I would rather be safe.