Published Mar 29, 2015|Updated Jan 10, 2018


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan-Downloader.JS.Agent.hdm (Kaspersky) JS/Downloader (McAfee) Troj/JSDldr-AT (Sophos) JS.Downloader (Symantec)


Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

This threat downloads and installs other programs onto your PC without your consent, including ransomware and other malware.


The trend towards increasingly sophisticated malware behavior, highlighted by the use of exploits and other attack vectors, makes older platforms so much more susceptible to ransomware attacks. From June to November 2017, Windows 7 devices were 3.4 times more likely to encounter ransomware compared to Windows 10 devices.


Read our latest report: A worthy upgrade: Next-gen security on Windows 10 proves resilient against ransomware outbreaks in 2017.


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