Another blatant case of government employees trying to get even with people they don't agree with.
"It's ironic someone who has been driven around in a limo for the past 30 years is giving ride sharing advice.
Hillary Clinton just chided the sharing-economy which is boosted by services such as Lyft, Uber, and Airbnb. We must advocate for innovation and disruption and need to support increased choice which leads to lower prices for all Americans."
But even that might be more than you need. My FireFox always asks if I want to allow Flash or Java to run on any new site.. Another dialog comes up to display the code signing details. This seems pretty safe.
That said, the code signing and sandboxing situation for Java IS a holy mess.
While a cash-poor company is more susceptible to failure, ALL companies will fail if there is a significant unexpected loss of cash. Defending lawsuits, real or frivolous is extraordinarily expensive. Lessons were learned, and wisdom is being imparted.