Department of Homeland Security Issues Warning to Disable Java in Browsers

Episode 944 (55:45)

The US Department of Homeland Security has warned internet users to disable Java (not to be confused with JavaScript) in all browsers until Oracle fixes a severe security flaw. There should be an option in your browser to disable Java. Chrome users can use this how-to on how to disable it. If you want to know if you have Java installed, go to and click on "Do I have Java?"