Aliases: Trojan-Downloader.JS.Agent.hdm (Kaspersky) JS/Downloader (McAfee) Troj/JSDldr-AT (Sophos) JS.Downloader (Symantec)
Microsoft Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
This trojan 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.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page for more help.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.