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Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
It uses vulnerabilities in recent versions of , , , and to install malware on your PC. We have seen it try to install and variants of .Internet ExplorerMicrosoft SilverlightAdobe Flash PlayerJavaRansom:Win32/RevetonWin32/Bedep
The exploit is also called Angler.
You might get this threat if you visit a malicious or hacked website, or by clicking a malicious link in an email.
To learn more about how this threat is being used by cybercriminals,
Use the following free software to detect and remove this threat:Microsoft
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
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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
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