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Ask.com can hijack your computer using Java updates

There’s nothing worse than installing software on your PC and then discovering that it also installed a nefarious payload of adware. Java updates have long included the Ask.com toolbar which insidiously takes over your search experience and is very difficult to remove. Each time you update Java, it tries to reinstall itself! GeekTek IT Services’ CEO Eric Schlissel spoke with David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times at length about this horrible situation and provided useful tips to small business owners on how to avoid this software and remove it once it takes root.