Should Android users worry about Java?
dniblock 47 weeks ago
The US Government's security warning about Java on computers has been widely reported at this point, but I can seem to find what that means for Android users. After all, doesn't Android inherently use Java? Does the security vulnerability warned about apply to Android devices, and if so, what do you do about it?
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