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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Aug 05, 2008 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Troj/AscDld-A (Sophos) Exploit.HTML.Ascii.c (Kaspersky) ObfuscatedHtml (McAfee) Downloader (Symantec)


Exploit:HTML/Expascii.gen is Microsoft's generic detection for malicious web pages that contains code that exploits a vulnerability in the way that ASCII characters are interpreted in Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2006-3227.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. Use Microsoft Security Essentials or another up-to-date scanning and removal tool to detect and remove this threat and other unwanted software from your computer. For more information on Microsoft security products, see
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