Java removed from OS X browsers for security reason

A hard hit to Oracle from Apple, recently a news leaked said that Apple will remove Java support from all it's operating systems by removing Java plug-in from all Apple's OS X browsers, recent security issues from Java platforms is the cause of Apple decision in addition to slow updates to fix securities gaps.


Users who install the update will find a browser placeholder when they encounter Web-based content that requires Java, according to Sophos security researcher Paul Ducklin. "If you want to run Java applets in your browser on Mac OS X, you need to install the official Oracle Java runtime on the system to do that," another blogger on ghacks.net wrote. "Yes, that runs them in parallel with Apple's version for Java. For users that need both, it means to take care of two versions of Java on the system from that moment on."

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Java removed from OS X browsers for security reason Java removed from OS X browsers for security reason Reviewed by Maherr Live on Sunday, October 21, 2012 Rating: 5