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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
This threat loads a malicious Adobe Flash object in your browser.
You might be redirected to the web page that loads the object without your consent.
You might get an alert about this threat even if you're not using a vulnerable version of the application. This is because we detect when a website or file tries to use the vulnerability, even if it isn't successful.
Read more about how this threat is being used by cybercriminals in this blog post:
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
- Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
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