Published Jun 23, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDownloader:HTML/Adodb.gen!A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan-Downloader.VBS.Psyme.pc (Kaspersky) Trojan.Exploit.Js.Adodb.Stream.AH (BitDefender) Trojan-Downloader.JS.Psyme.aem (Kaspersky) Trojan-Downloader.VBS.Agent.nf (Kaspersky)

Summary

TrojanDownloader:HTML/Adodb.gen!A is generic detection for an HTML script trojan that exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) that allows code execution (MS06-014). This trojan attempts to download and execute arbitrary files (including additional malware).
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as Microsoft Security Essentials. For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/security/antivirus/av.aspx.
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