Published Oct 26, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Exploit:SWF/Blacole.D is the detection for malicious code within specially crafted Adobe Shockwave (.SWF) files. The malicious files are commonly distributed via an exploit kit, known as "Blackhole", within compromised webpages.

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

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This threat exploits a known vulnerability, with CVE Identifier CVE-2011-2110, in Adobe Flash Player. After removing this threat, make sure that you install the updates available from the vendor. You can read more about the vulnerability, as well as where to download the software update, in Adobe Security Bulletin APSB11-18.

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