Published Jun 27, 2007 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:HTML/IframeRef.gen

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: HTML/Psyme (AhnLab) Trojan.Clicker.HTML.Iframe.W (BitDefender) HTML/Scoati (CA) Trojan-Spy.HTML.Fraud.gen (Kaspersky) Troj/Fujif-Gen (Sophos) Trojan.Dowiex!inf (Symantec) HTML_IFRAME.BL (Trend Micro)

Summary

Windows Defender 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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Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

Clear the cache

You should delete your temporary Internet files so your security software doesn't continue to detect this threat:

Enable MAPS 

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  1. Check if MAPS is enabled in your Microsoft security product:

    1. Select Settings and then select MAPS.

    2. Select Advanced membership, then click Save changes. With the MAPS option enabled, your Microsoft anti-malware security product can take full advantage of Microsoft's cloud protection service

  2. Join the Microsoft Active Protection Service Community
 
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