Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.
This malware family looks for vulnerabilities in the following software:
- Java Development Kit and Java Runtime Environment
- Adobe Flash Player
- Microsoft True Type Font
If a vulnerability is found they can then download other malware onto your PC.
You can be redirected to a malicious or compromised website that hosts this threat as you browse the Internet or when you click a link in a spam email.
Our exploits page explains more about this type of threat.