Apple plugs Java hole, shifts away from plug-in | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... |
By turning off Java by default, Apple is making customers choose whether to take the risk in using the troubled browser software...


Apple's patches automatically deactivated the Java plug-ins in browsers, leaving it up to Mac users to turn them back on. Until a few months ago, Apple had handled the release of all Java updates. Now, customers can download and install fixes directly from Oracle.


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