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Java floods your computer with adware

Java floods your computer with adware
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Windows users, I know you've had to endure the necessary evil that is Java. It's needed to run certain websites and software, but you know that I recommend you remove it if you don't need it because it causes so many problems.

Well, Java is causing problems again but surprisingly it's the Windows users that are laughing this time. If you've downloaded Java to your PC, you know how easily it can allow adware and other junk onto your computer. Now the same is true for Macs.

That's right, now Mac users need to be on the lookout for the problems that come with Java. It seems that Oracle has recently started sending out Ask.com adware with its Java updates. This junk works similarly to Superfish, and it's just not OK.

Next page: Luckily, there's a way for Mac users to combat this malicious software. 
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