Running a Java Applet

By: Nicholas Duchon

Some security issues are related to activating Java - this is often indicated by a Lego icon in the browser. See the following, for example from Firefox (or Sea Monkey):

Beyond this is the problem of telling the Java security system to trust a particular web server. You should, of course, actually trust the software on that site. I rather trust the software on my site, since I wrote it. Here are the references for a Mac - I suppose Windows and Linux machines are similar:

There are no screen shots on these pages. I suppose that is because Oracle would really rather not have you doing this.