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Does Malwarebytes Pro protect against current JAVA exploit ?


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#1 Merit_support

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:02 AM

The news forum has many posts about the recommendations in the news to disable JAVA because of a widely announced exploit. The problem is that none of these posts mention anything about Malwarebytes' protection against this exploit. I saw a blog this morning saying "you are protected if you ae running Malwarebytes Pro" but the lady gave no testing support for her comment.

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:53 PM

We will block droppers and active file threats but not actual Java code exploits. You need to uninstall Java and remove all cache from it and if at all possible try to live without Java being on your computer. Java is and has been one of the most prevalently exploited methods to attack your computer.

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:46 AM

OK, thanks. I thought the blogger "expert" was writing about something she had no real knowledge about.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 01:11 AM

This link leads you to instructions on how to disable Java in all browsers or just a chosen one....

http://www.java.com/...ble_browser.xml




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