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Snippet: New Java Update Removes Flashback ☇

Shared on April 12, 2012

Glad to hear Apple’s latest updates takes care of the issue and seems to prevent future problems:

This Java security update removes the most common variants of the Flashback malware…This update also configures the Java web plug-in to disable the automatic execution of Java applets. Users may re-enable automatic execution of Java applets using the Java Preferences application. If the Java web plug-in detects that no applets have been run for an extended period of time it will again disable Java applets.

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