There has been a lot of warnings about Java in recent days. It’s a
complicated issue. If you want to better understand the issues, Google
“Homeland Security java disable”. There are lots of articles. Here are
This is the alert that started it all:
Oracle Java 7 Security Manager Bypass Vulnerability
We know that Java has many unpatched vulnerabilities and has had for
some time but AFAIK this is the first time that the United States
Computer Emergency Readiness Team has recommended uninstalling.
For most of my customers, this is impractical. I’m trusting on my
security software to catch any malicious software before it is
installed. It’s not a perfect solution but what are the alternatives?
How are you dealing with this?
Kevin Boyle - Knowledge Partner
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