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...[F]rom a security perspective, Apple's handling of these tools tends to lead to some problems. On a fairly consistent basis we see security vulnerabilities patched in these programs, but Apple doesn't include the fixes for days, weeks, or even months.


As detailed by Landon Fuller, Java on OS X is vulnerable to a 5 month old flaw that's been patched in other systems....


You can easily disable Java in your browser under the Content tab in Firefox, or the Security tab in Safari.


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