Is Java in LM 'safe'?

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Is Java in LM 'safe'?

Postby MrD » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:51 pm

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/08 ... a-browser/

Since there's a lot of call to disable Java (but not Javascript) are we safe with our version?
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Re: Is Java in LM 'safe'?

Postby xenopeek » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:18 pm

If you are concerned, best to disable Java in your web browser. Though some websites apparently (perhaps foolishly) require Java, so you might want to check on you online banking website and such. See comments here: viewtopic.php?f=90&t=122715#p673656
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Re: Is Java in LM 'safe'?

Postby MrD » Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:50 pm

Thanks, I couldn't search on the word "Java" on the forum, it returned a message saying too frequently used and below five characters.
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