Mavericks and Java

Discussion in 'OS X Mavericks (10.9)' started by MacMan988, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. MacMan988 macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2012
    Hi, Some of my work (some android development stuff) requires me to have java 6 and java 7 to be installed on my Mac. I'm not a pro in java or android development. I'm worried about the security level of my mac as I have read that java creates security holes. Is disabling java internet plugin from Safari enough to avoid any security issues that the java installations could cause?
  2. Weaselboy Moderator


    Staff Member

    Jan 23, 2005
    Yes it is. You can have Java installed for use by local Java apps without enabling the Internet plugin and you will be fine.
  3. MacMan988 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Jul 7, 2012

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