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Java For OS X Oracle Link

Here is a link to download Java for your Mac if you are running 10.7.3 or newer. Apple’s latest updates have removed Java altogether from the OS. So if you still need it, you’ll have to get it from the

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Apple Kills Java In OS X

Apple released Java update for OS X on October 17th. The update removed the Java applet plug-in that used to be pre-installed in all web browsers on the Mac and somewhat maintained by Apple with their approved updates. They decided it

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New Java 7 Exploit Can Be Dangerous

The attack vulnerability is in Java 1.7 which most Mac Users are not using because you’d need to update to 1.7 manually. Apple stopped bundling Java in 2011 when Lion was released. For users on Lion and Mountain Lion, who have Java

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Two More Mac Trojans, But Minimal Risk

The first one is known as Backdoor.OSX.SabPub.a. Like the common Flashback, this new threat was more than likely spread through Java exploits on Websites, and allows for remote control of affected systems. It is about one month old. It may have only

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Remove Mac Flashback Trojan: Java Exploit

What it does: Trojan-Downloader:OSX/Flashback.I connects to a remote site to download its payload; on successful infection, the malware modifies targeted webpages displayed in the web browser. Removal: Caution: Manual disinfection is a risky process; it is recommended only for advanced

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