Configure java Security Settings on Linux

By | 2014/02/11

If java is a requirement for your Linux workstation, consider further adjusting the java security settings for best security. Here’s how!


From the terminal, run the command jcontrol

$ jcontrol

This will launch an applet Java Control Panel. Here various settings in security can be made as well as an option to disable java in the browser.

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As an example, here is what will happen when an unauthorized java applet attempts to load in the browser which is restricted:

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Stay safe,