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Is Java portable more secure than Java installed


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#1 desk7

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 01:51 AM

I have to run some .jar files but I don't want to install Java because of its security issues. So I downloaded the .tar.gz version for Windows and I manually run .jar files through cmd.

Is it true that this way is safe because Java is not visible to others?

Or is it worse because there are no automatic updates?

 

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 04:23 AM

Hi,

 

Yes its safer because that way java isn't available in the browser, usually the security risk is because some malicious/infected websites may try to use java security holes to infect the computer.


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