Aliases: JS/Blacole.X (Command) JS/Blacole.AW (Norman) JS.Blacole.Gen.7 (VirusBuster) JS/Blacole.CW.1 (Avira) JS:Trojan.JS.Agent.AR (BitDefender) JS/Kryptik.JL trojan (ESET) Exploit.JS.Blacole (Ikarus) Trojan-Downloader.JS.Expack.gi (Kaspersky) JS/Exploit-Blacole.q (McAfee) Troj/ExpJs-CI (Sophos)
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:
For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.
Use up-to-date software
This malware exploits known vulnerabilities in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader, Java, and Windows. After removing this threat, update your software so that they are no longer affected by these vulnerabilities. You can read more about these vulnerabilities, as well as where to download the software update from the following links:
- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-042
- Adobe Security Advisory APSB11-18
- Java Updates October 2011
It may be necessary to remove older versions of Java that are still present. Keeping old and unsupported versions of Java on your system presents a serious security risk. To read more about why you should remove older versions of Java, see the following information.