Published Sep 29, 2009 | Updated Apr 16, 2011

JS/ShellCode

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

JS/Shellcode is a detection for JavaScript-enabled objects that contain exploit code and may exhibit suspicious behavior. Malicious websites and malformed PDF documents may contain JavaScript which attempts to execute code without the affected user's consent.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=212742). For more information, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/vista.mspx.
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