Published Mar 23, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Exploit:Java/Anogre.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat is associated with an exploit kit called SweetOrange. It can exploit vulnerabilities in Java, specifically the vulnerability discussed in CVE-2013-0422.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

Update Java

Make sure you install all available Java updates. You can read more about this vulnerability and download software updates from these links:

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

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

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

Get more help

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

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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