April 11, 2012

How to Disable Java in Safari for Flashback Malware

How to disable Java in Safari for Flashback malware.

Per Apple, Java is the open door to bring Flashback malware on your computer.

To disable Java in Safari

Edit > Preferences > Security

Then, remove the checkmark for Enable Java.

Java continues to be a major security hole. Unless absolutely needed, Java should be disabled on other browsers also.

To disable Java in Chrome, in the browser window type 

chrome://plugins  or  about:plugins

Then click Disable for Java.

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