Tag Archives: Java

What is Java and why do I need to install a Java update?

It is critical to keep your computer software up-to-date in order to protect your computer from as much malicious software (viruses, etc.) as possible and that includes putting in Java updates. What is Java? Java was first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995.  It is a computer programming language and computing platform that is used…
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Malware Protection Recommendations

WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING AS A MINIMUM to keep Malware (MALicious softWARE) from getting on your computer: When ADOBE tells you there is an update to their software, put it in immediately (usually takes less than 5 minutes.) When JAVA tells you there is an update to their software, put it in immediately (usually takes less…
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Security secrets that might help you thwart the bad guys.

You already know the basics of internet security, right?  You know to keep your antivirus program and patches up to date, to be careful where you go on the Internet, and to exercise online street-smarts to resist being tricked into visiting a phishing site or downloading a Trojan horse. But when you've got the basics…
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