Java vulnerabilities and patches continue

by | Mar 7, 2013 | Security, Managed Service Client updates, Web

dukeWe continue to note that Java vulnerabilities and patches continue to be discovered and issued at an alarming rate.  Note that Java is different from Javascript.  Javascript is very common and runs in your browser and is not subject to these advisories, while Java is a programming language that many large business applications run in.  Java applications can also run in your browser through the use of a “helper”, it is possible to disable this, or uninstall Java completely from your system.  NPR has a list of links with instructions for uninstalling or disabling Java in your browser.