Critical Java vulnerability (again?).. Disable Java ASAP!

Internet is again put on notice by yet another critical Java security flaw. I mean how many times have we heard about it so far. But anyways, it's better for all to stay safe.

The latest was uncovered by Adam Gowdiak --

Best to disable Java in all browsers --

US-CERT is advising people to disable Java in Web browsers.

Few articles that might be of help:

It's particularly messy for IE. You may want to look for this registry key:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\JavaSoft\Java Plug-in\{version}\UseJava2IExplorer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft\Java Plug-in\{version}\UseJava2IExplorer

Also look at these for much more details: