Published Mar 02, 2015 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:HTML/Pangimop

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.

You should also update your software to be fully protected.

Exploit:HTML/Pangimop Magnitude PC is the detection name for an exploit kit also known as . It tries to infect your with other malware, such as and .trojansviruses

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When you visit a malicious or compromised website, scans your  for  or weaknesses in your software.MagnitudePCvulnerabilities

You might visit the website from a link or attachment in an email, or from a previously safe website that has been hacked.

Typically, the exploit kit attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in applications such as , , , and .MagnitudeOracle JavaSun JavaMicrosoft Internet ExplorerAdobe AcrobatAdobe Reader

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

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

Make sure you install all available updates. This threat exploits multiple vulnerabilities, so installing the latest version of helps protect your from this threat.JavaJavaJavaPC

You should remove older versions of , as keeping old and unsupported versions of on your is a serious security risk:JavaJavaPC

If you continue to get alerted about this threat, deleting your temporary files can help:Java

It's also important to keep your other software up to date:

Make sure you install all available updates. This threat exploits multiple vulnerabilities, so installing the latest version of helps protect your PC from this threat.AdobeAdobe Adobe Acrobat, Reader, or Flash 

You can also visit our  or search the for more help.advanced troubleshooting pageMicrosoft virus and malware community

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