Published Feb 09, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:JS/FakebyScreen.B

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

This threat is a malicious web page designed to lure you into downloading other malware, including Worm:Win32/Ainslot.A. It needs you to have Java installed before it can infect your PC. The malicious web page tries to get you to download Java by claiming you need it to view the page properly. 

A link to the page can be sent to you in a spam email message.

The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

You can also visit the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

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