Last week the Department of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued an advisory recommending users disable Java on their computers. The advisory cited a flaw that could allow unauthorized attacks on users’ systems.
Yesterday, Oracle released an update designed to close this security hole, however DHS still recommends that you disable Java on all of your browsers.
501Partners advises its clients to follow this advice, and to only enable Java for specific sessions on your browser where the site is trusted and Java is required. Follow this link to learn how to disable Java on your browser.