Urgent warning issued to java users

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    something back, Dec 22, 2015
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    Whoa..thank you for the warning! Why don't fix it quickly already!

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    IcyBC, Dec 24, 2015
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    Sadly I still use Java because a software I use to book appointments with the doctor requires me to have it, and to make matters worse said program doesn't work at all with the most recent Java versions... so mine is not updated D:
     
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    That's a good warning. It's a bit sad how people use their talents to harm others, speaking of hacks. As for the warning, it seems to be concerning the upgrade/upgrade tool. I haven't update in a while, so hopefully, I will be fine. Nonetheless, be careful everyone!
     
    ProNine, Dec 24, 2015
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    It is important to differentiate between java and java script. As for java, it has never been safe. You shouldn't use Java or Flash, especially on a PC that runs Windows.
     
    nytegeek, Dec 25, 2015
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    Can you further explain why Java is not safe? As far as I know, for JavaScript, hacks can create injections onto websites, I might be wrong though.
     
    ProNine, Dec 25, 2015
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    Great warning indeed. I don't use Java because everything I watch requires Adobe Flash, and no problems have occurred with that. Hopefully, there won't be any problems down the road.
     
    diligentworker, Dec 26, 2015
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    Both Java and Flash are unsafe deprecated standards for pretty much the same reasons. They both are full of security vulnerabilities and performance issues that can't be patched as quickly as they are discovered. JavaScript doesn't have anything to do with Java but it has it's own issues.
     
    nytegeek, Dec 26, 2015
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