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TamaraB
Question The Current Paradigm
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join:2000-11-08
Da Bronx
reply to Selenia

Re: Java 7 Update 11 blocked again?

I don't think Java Script is the problem. Java is. I have Java totally disabled and the only thing I ever have to enable it for are the tests here on BBR.



Selenia
I love Debian
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join:2006-09-22
Fort Smith, AR
kudos:2

Javascript often is used to load such applets within a page and can also be used maliciously. Blocking both it and plugins unless you say yes is a good way to harden your browser against having vulnerabilities in the engine or plugins exploited, as is sandboxing.