Published Jan 04, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:JS/Redirector

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan.JS.Redirector (Ikarus) Packed.JS.Agent.bp (Kaspersky)

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

The threat is a piece of JavaScript code that is inserted on bad or hacked websites. It can direct your browser to a website you don't want to go to.

You might see the detection for this threat if you visit a bad or hacked website, or if you open an email message.

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.

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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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