Also detected as:
HTML_IFRAME.BL (Trend Micro),
Alerts from your security software may be the only symptom.
detects and removes this threat.
This is a generic detection for specially formed IFrame tags pointing to webpages that have malicious content.
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You should delete your temporary Internet files so your security software doesn't continue to detect this threat:
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If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.
In Exploit:HTML/IframeRef.gen, a malicious IFrame is added at the end of local HTML files. The rendered IFrame may be only one pixel in length to avoid being spotted by the user.
Exploit:HTML/IframeRef.gen requires that you view the webpage or open the HTML page for your PC to get infected.
Analysis by Cristian Craioveanu
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