(Sorry for hijacking the brainpower of the Coffeehouse for tech support, I couldn't think of ideal Google keywords and didn't have much luck searching for the answer to the following question)
I recently installed Java on my system (to use the scanning facility on my parent's HP LaserJet/JetDirect setup). Since then I've noticed that I get random "this website wants to use Java" dialogues on websites that I know don't use Java (in the exemplar screenshot below it's Facebook, but I get it on other websites too). Is this expected behaviour?I'm a bit concerned I may have fallen victim to an exploit or something at somepoint. (EDIT: Or that they may be serving me exploit ridden ads.)
I use MSE (Win 8 "Windows Defender") for AV and am running a full scan as we speak and I'll follow that with an online scanner such as Trend Micro HouseCall but I wondered what people here thought of this.
It is a java update. I have also encountered that often when I open my IE10.
Just disable the plugin: Click the toothwheel -> Manage addons.
Good, as long as this behaviours not indicative of badware on my computer...
Java is now going to be nuked anyway, as I've finished the scanning that I was doing...
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