Home » Mac, Security

Java for Mac: Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion updates available

6 September 2012 1,700 views One Comment

These Java for Mac updates configure the plug-in to deactivate when no applets are run for an extended period of time, a prudent approach to Java management.

There has been a lot of security drama around Java for Mac recently. Once upon a time, this wouldn’t have been felt on the fairer platform, but the Mac’s growth has made the rest of us a target. Thankfully, there are easy ways to protect your Mac and, of course, updates like these for OS X Lion and Snow Leopard.

• Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 10, download
— Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 10 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_35.

• Java for OS X 2012-005, download
— Java for OS X 2012-005 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_35 on Macs running OS X Lion v10.7 or later.

• Java for OS X 2012-005
— Delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility for Java SE 6 on OS X 10.8.

These Java for Mac updates configure the plug-in to deactivate when no applets are run for an extended period of time, which is a prudent approach to Java management.

Related posts:
— Photoshop CS6 13.0.1 patches security issue, bugs
— Mac malware: Oracle issues Java 7 patch
— Java for Mac: Equal at last
— ClamXav 2.3.2 fixes Mountain Lion Sentry issue
— New Mac Malware: OSX/Crisis!

Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.