You know, I love java. A good, hot cup of it gives me that mental boost that I like to have when doing blog posts like this one.
On the other hand, Java (with a capital J), is giving me and many other people a headache right now. That’s because hackers are having a field day with it.
I pity the makers of Java right now.
In mid-January of this year, Homeland Security recommended that everyone disable Java unless you absolutely need it. I personally am taking that recommendation seriously. That unfortunately can cause a problem with some aspects of my teens’ online school. Their online class sessions, for example, use Blackboard which requires Java.
Hmm…what to do.
Well, let’s take a look at what Java is and a possible solution to this situation.Continue reading