US government tells computer users to disable Java

Oracle Corp to fix Java security flaw "shortly"
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praveensapkota Jan 13, 2013
Got it, this is very important to know
minamesk Jan 13, 2013
Thank you! You're right - I had to Google it myself to find out how to disable it.
portal45 Jan 13, 2013
Why don't articles like this include SOME sort of helpful information if the user wants to follow-up on it?

1. Check what java version you are running. If you don't have it, then no worries. If you do have it, update to the latest version (It allows for an easy way to disable it.):

2. Disable it: Control Panel > Java > Security tab > "Disable in browsers." This disables it for all:
jasoned Jan 13, 2013
Good to know. Too bad... A lot of stuff I do for work is Java based.
branie Jan 13, 2013
Ok, I will. Thanks for the post. I'll forward this information along.
tpark6283 Jan 12, 2013
Thanks for posting this, ill be passing it on!
xptrish Jan 12, 2013
Thank you! I'm sharing on Facebook,Google+ and Pinterest!
vimalr Jan 12, 2013
Looks like apple and mozilla have already blocked it.
rugbyua9 Jan 12, 2013
"The glitch is only in the JDK7 version of the software, and it “does not affect Java applications directly installed and running on servers, desktops, laptops and other devices,” the company said."
dealio23 Jan 12, 2013
Thanks for the heads up! Will def disable Java for my peace of mind.
WideAnglePhoto Jan 12, 2013
Thanks for sharing this! Important info!
newjerseychickxo Jan 12, 2013
Thanks for the tip.Wow!! whats going to happen next.