Published Mar 25, 2014|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:JS/Axpergle.E

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Angler exploit kit (other)

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

It uses vulnerabilities in recent versions of Internet ExplorerMicrosoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash Player, and Java to install malware on your PC. We have seen it try to install Trojan:Win32/Reveton.

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,

Read: Exploit kits remain a cybercrime staple against outdated software – 2016 threat landscape review series

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

 

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