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Hello,

Does anyone recognize the following box or even the blue logo?

Fig. 1I'm a crossword nut and often the crossword grids require Java. I'm almost always in Google Chrome and commonly I will get the bar at the top of the browser asking if it's OK to run just this time. However, after clicking yes, I usually get the above pop-up and clicking OK leaves me with this:

Fig. 2Clicking at this point leads to this:

Fig. 3Then clicking details gives this:

Fig. 4I tried turning off Malwarebytes and also Windows PC security but neither of those steps helped.

I also tried it in IE but got a similar problem:

Fig. 5
Any suggestions?

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As a short term fix you are probably going to need to add the URL of the Crossword site to your exceptions list.  The latest iterations of Java are enforcing more stringent security settings.

Your site hasn't caught up with the changes they need for Java to whitelist the page.

See:
http://www.java.com/en/download/help/java_blocked.xml
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