Tag: Security Alert
What is Java?
Java is an object oriented programming language. The Java virtual machine allows a program to work on different types of computers. Do you recognize the logo? Do you ever get reminders that you need to update your JVM? Remember updates are important: Updates Updates Updates!
Go to the JAVA page to download the latest version. If you have a version that is below version 7, uninstall Java and install the latest version. Oracle is no longer supporting Java versions 6 and earlier.
Why should I care?
Hackers love to attack the Java Virtual machine and java web applications because they could potentially gain access to administrative functions on your computer. Since the Java Virtual machine can work across multiple platforms, it doesn't matter if you have a mac, PC, or even linux box, you could potentially be vulnerable.
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