While browsing the internet, if you are prompt with the message: "Your Java App is Out of Date," and asked to update or download the current version, DO NOT.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".
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The safest place to update the version of Java running on your computer is to go to www.java.com.
To go directly to the download page on www.java.com, 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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