JAVA Security Alert – Suggested to disable until updated

Due to new found security vulnerabilities in JAVA, and with a patch not coming out until at least this coming Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security along with the majority of anti-virus companies are recommending disabling the software until the security update is

Apparently the security issue in question makes the web browser vulnerable to virus / trojan infected websites (which number one out of every ten sites on the web). The infection can install scare-ware (also known as ransom-ware) attempting to con the end user into paying for fake anti-virus software.

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