At a minimum you should spend a few minutesto take these steps: (sourced from http://java.com/en/download/help/disable_browser.xml)
- Click on the Chrome menu, and then select Settings.
- At the bottom of Settings window, click Show advanced settings
- Scroll down to the Privacy section and click on Content Settings.
- In the Content Settings panel, scroll down to the Plug-ins section.
- Under the Plug-ins section, click Disable individual plug-ins.
- In the Plugins panel, scroll to the Java section. Click Disable to disable the Java Plug-in.
- Close and restart the browser to enable the changes.
about:pluginsin the browser address bar.
- Click on the Firefox tab and then select Add-ons
- In the Add-ons Manager window, select Plugins
- Click Java (TM) Platform plugin to select it
- Click Disable (if the button displays Enable then Java is already disabled)
- Choose Safari Preferences
- Choose the Security option
- Deselect Enable Java
- Close Safari Preferences window
There are steps for Internet Explorer on the same JAVA page using the JAva Control panel. Advanced users can also check these instructions http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/how-to-disable-java-internet-explorer/
Hope this is helpful.
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