Published Oct 03, 2016|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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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:

Exploit kits remain a cybercrime staple against outdated software – 2016 threat landscape review series


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