Monday, 16 March 2015

Oracle Removes "Adware" From Java Installation On Mac

Recently there was great controversy when it became known that Oracle is the Ask Toolbar was bundled with the installation of Java for Mac OS X, but now the company seems to have stopped here quietly along. The Ask Toolbar is labeled as "adware" by various parties.

The toolbar uses the Ask search engine, which would be full of bad classified ads. Advertisements that are not of the "organic" results would be distinguished in most cases. In addition to installing the toolbar were Mac users with the Java installation also asked whether they wanted to change their home page in Both options were selected by default.

Oracle Java installer now delivers without Ask Toolbar this is now confirmed by both The Safe Mac as security Intego . The virus of the company blocked the toolbar. Report Although various parties that the Ask Toolbar is no longer installed, Oracle late own site know that the toolbar is also installed on Mac OS X. However, it may be that the website has not yet been adjusted.

No comments:

Post a Comment