Your Java App is Out of Date - Malicious Alert

Your Java App is Out of Date - Malicious Alert

While browsing the internet, if you are prompt with the message: "Your Java App is Out of Date," and asked to update or download the current version, DO NOT. Clicking on this message or a link in it, may take you to a malicious website that will infect your computer with a virus. Over the past few months, hackers have been infecting thousands of computers around the world with computer viruses, by taking advantage of the Java security exploit called "Zero-day".

The safest place to update the version of Java running on your computer is to go to

To go directly to the download page on, you can click here.

This link will determine if you have the recommended version of Java installed on your computer. If you do not have the recommended version installed, you will be given a link to download it.

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  • June 17, 2013 at 10:15 PM by info

    Its does not indicate that the server or your computer is infected. Java runs on client side (your computer) and not on the server side. The popup is only a trick to have you click on it, so that you will be taken to a malicious website that will infect your computer with a virus. So, the popup appearing doesn't mean that you computer is infected.

  • June 17, 2013 at 11:17 AM by an anonymous user from: Pensacola, Florida, United States

    What is the assumption when this popup and website is loaded in a browser? Does it indicate a problem on the server (ie. the server has been hacked) or is it indicative of a piece of malware on my computer?

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