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March 1, 2013 Uncategorized

Java Security Exploit

If you have Java install on your computer, please make sure it is updated to the latest version. If you are on Java 7 make sure you have update 17. If you are on Java 6, you will need update 43. If you don’t use Java, SSCF recommends you remove it altogether as it seems this is an ongoing problem with Java and Oracle has not been able to fix the problem, hince updates after updates.

On Windows, you can do this by going to Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features and look for Java and uninstall.

On Mac, please refer to www.java.com/en/download/help/mac_uninstall_java.xml