The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Since you seem not to know a lot about what JAVA is, I'll try to just cover the basics. There are LINUX machines and there are various cell phone platforms. More about Leo.
PCs are cheap but data may be irreplaceable. With the transition to HTML5, Flash really isn't necessary at this point but there are some programs that are still Java-dependent to operate.At a minimum, disable it in your browsers. Other than pogo, there are a few utility sites (like some sites that test internet speed) that utilize java - but there are very few....February 25, 2015 Johnny Umphress Ebay Here is Google's response to Chrome and Java (applets):"Chrome no longer supports NPAPI (technology required for Java applets)The Java plug-in for web browsers relies on the cross platform plugin architecture NPAPI, https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/java-what-is-it-do-i-really-need-it-is-it-safe-590746/
by dorasm / April 29, 2016 9:13 PM PDT In reply to: Google Chrome I don't understand what in the world your problems with uninstalling Google Chrome have to do with by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / April 22, 2016 5:06 PM PDT Occasionally I get a prompt to update Oracle Java on my computer with Windows 7 and since in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. But, Java in the browser is where it's particularly dangerous.
JAVA is a "virtual machine" concept that, if programs are written to 'run' on this virtual machine, all you had to do was run a standard program through a process in It is not "synchronized" with the program. Hi Jean,Before I get started, I'd like to post a link with the answers to a lot of the questions people have about Java, What it Is, Why you Need it, Should I Update Java 2016 So I started using the same sites techs in my circle use, to test for live zero day malware samples.
For the purpose of this discussion, I'll probably end up discussing both. Don't get caught. I'll look at one possible solution. http://www.howtogeek.com/210598/what-functionality-would-i-lose-if-i-disable-browser-based-java/ At the moment, this may mean checking for updates every week, or even every day.
Malware can, for example, masquerade as a permitted DLL (Dynamic Link Library), which skirts around DEP (Data Execution Prevention) security features in OSes." [these do not exist in Java]According to BlueCoat.com: Is Java Safe 2016 It is also often used by websites, but it is not part of your browser. I even got my work computer fried with that virus, and I work for a major corporation and it got through our firewall. The point is that there are releases of JAVA containing security fixes and vulnerabilities.
Bugs and vulnerabilities in Java Unfortunately, once again, there are occasional bugs and vulnerabilities in the Java virtual machine. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2013/feb/08/java-remove-ask-jack-technology Flag Permalink This was helpful (17) Collapse - I'm going primarily by MY tests... Do I Need Java On Windows 10 and, in fact, that's what I would do first. Do I Need Java On My Computer You are probably asking yourself why it matters if Java is installed on the system or not.
If an application or web page you access requires an older version of Java, you should report this to the provider/developer and request that they update the application to be compatible by oldad1955 / May 3, 2013 1:01 AM PDT In reply to: Some Java updates will not continue without 'Ask Toolbar' I would have signed this except that it asks ENTIRELY If you don't have Java on your machine, then you don't have those vulnerabilities. I have a friend whose school used it for all of their interaction with students, like signing up for classes, attending online discussions, taking tests, etc.
You may have heard of other programming languages like C++, Fortran, BASIC, Pearl, and a host of others. How To Disable Java Don't have the information? Helping people with computers...
It's a major programming language. Computers connected to the Internet can communicate with each other. What about you? What Does Java Do Exactly I know that many people tend to refer to one, thinking that they are referring to the other.
I am no expert when it comes to computers and that may be the cyber understatement of all time.Sounds like from reading all of the answers it doesn't much matter anyway. Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Back to Computer Help forum 114 total posts (Page 1 of 4) 01 02 03 04 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon For example, I know that many financial systems accessible online (such as personal tax systems, payroll gateways, and other such systems) use complex Java applications to allow end users to get You may have read about the latest security vulnerability in Java that is actively exploited in the wild.
Adobe Reader - my top attack target by experience2.