Threat Description

JavaScript

Details

Aliases: JavaScript, Js
Category: Malware
Type: Other
Platform: JS

Summary



The file appears to be suspicious, is potentially undesirable, or may be structured in a way or has characteristics that resembles known malware. This may indicate the presence of a malware infection, or that the suspect file is malicious.



Removal



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Technical Details



The platform indicator 'Js' in a detection name denotes a JavaScript program with potentially malicious routines or malware-like code.

JavaScript (JS) is a popular scripting language commonly used on Web pages to add interactivity to its elements. JavaScript is only loosely related to the Java programming language.

For a representative example of a JavaScript malware, see:

The detection may also identify a HTML or CHM document containing suspicious JavaScript code. In this case, the malicious script is most commonly an exploit.

For more information about JavaScript, please see Terminology: JavaScript.






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