Published Apr 09, 2014|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Fiesta exploit kit (other)


Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.

This is a family of JavaScript components belonging to an exploit kit called Fiesta. Similar to other exploit kits, such as Blacole, it first checks your browser, version, and installed plugins. It does this to determine which exploit to use on your PC.

Malware in this family can exploit vulnerabilities in Java, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Silverlight, and Internet Explorer.

They can run on your PC when you visit a hacked or malicious website.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  


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