Alert level: Severe
Windows Defenderdetects and removes this threat.
This threat uses aJavavulnerabilityto download and run files on yourPC, including other malware.
It runs when you visit a hacked or malicious website and you have a vulnerable version ofJava.
You may get an alert about this threat even if you're not using a vulnerable version ofJava. This is because we detect when a website tries to use the vulnerability, even if it isn't successful.
Article ID: 4026117 - Last Review: 29 Jul 2017 - Revision: 1