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Exploit:HTML/Meadgive.E


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This threat can use vulnerabilities in Java and Silverlight to download and run other malware.

See the Exploit:JS/Meadgive description for more information. 

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  



What to do now

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.

Get more help

You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

Update Java

Make sure you install all available Java updates:

You should remove older versions of Java, as keeping old and unsupported versions of Java on your PC is a serious security risk:

If you continue to get alerted about this threat, deleting your temporary Java files can help:

Update Windows

Since this threat also exploits vulnerabilities in Windows, it's also important to keep your other software up to date:

Threat behavior

See the Exploit:JS/Meadgive description for more information.


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.169.1527.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.169.1527.0 and higher
First detected on: Apr 02, 2014
This entry was first published on: Apr 22, 2014
This entry was updated on: Jun 24, 2014

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