It’s not that Adobe, Apple and the like are trying to be a pain, they just want to protect you.
Updates contain important changes to improve the performance, stability and security of the applications that run on your computer.
Java is a software platform that, like Flash, runs within a web browser to display certain content and run certain web applications.
Blackboard uses Java for some of its functionality, most importantly: When you or someone you support is having problems with one or more of these functions in Blackboard, odds are the problem originates in the Java setup on the computer accessing Blackboard.
If you require support, please visit the Microsoft Answer Desk.
If you suspect that a file has been incorrectly identified as malware, you can submit the file for analysis.