Java 7 Update 40 available for download

Oracle released Java 7 Update 40. Whilst there is no mention of any security flaws fixed by this new version of Java, you should probably update, (if you are running older versions like Java 6 or earlier, you should update!).

You can download Java at or if you want to manually download Java for Windows, Mac, Linux, try

If you have older versions of Java, you should remove them as soon as possible. The page has more information and tools on how to remove older versions of Java.

As a additional security precaution, you can disable the execution of Java content in your browser.