Java is a popular source of infection by malware, and Wharton Computing recommends that students uninstall or disable Java on their personal computers, unless it's required for a specific software application.
- Make sure your computer is up-to-date with all critical patches.
- For instructions on updating your Mac system:
- For instructions on updating your Windows system:
- Check the Java site for up-to-date directions on disabling Java for your browser(s): http://www.java.com/en/download/help/disable_browser.xml