Makers of Paragon Issue Statement About Java

The makers of the Paragon 5 system, LPS MLS Solutions, issued the following statement about the interaction of its product and Java.

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A few media outlets (Good Morning America and several web articles) have been reporting security issues with Java. We want to remind and reassure you that Java is no longer required for the Paragon MLS system. These reports and articles advise users to disable Java on their systems. It is important to understand that there will be no impact to Paragon if Java is disabled, if a user elects to take this action.
The links below are for reference regarding details of the issue:
http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_22349948/experts-urge-pc-users-disable-java-citing-security

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/01/critical-java-zero-day-bug-is-being-massively-exploited-in-the-wild/

As of January 13, 2013, Oracle has released Java 7, Update 11 to address the security issue and is available at:
java.com/en/download/manual.jsp.

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About Andrew Cristancho

Andrew is the Director of Member Services and Training for Northern Nevada Regional MLS; the official trainer for our products and services. He teaches classes, in our lab or at your office meetings and also hosts one-on-one and small-group training sessions. Andrew is author of many of the technical 'how-to' articles for our organization. Andrew holds the MLS Executive Designations CMLX 1 and CMLX 2 from the national Council of MLSs, his ePRO designation from the National Association of Realtors and serves on CMLS's Green Section Council. Andrew earned his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Social Media Marketing Certificate from the University of Nevada Reno. He is happily married and is a proud father and lives and works in Reno, Nevada.

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