Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday March 08, 2015

Bite My Shiny Metal Ask: Java for OS X Crapware

The divide between PC and Mac just shrunk a little bit more now that Oracle treats them as equals. What once was strictly the domain of the PC is now plaguing the Mac as well. The Java Plugin for OSX now installs the dreaded homepage and search engine by default.

Those who don't pay close attention when installing, however, will get the (potentially) unwanted Askware and a homepage takeover with their Java update.