Threat Description



Aliases: Js/forcepopup@troj
Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: JS


Files detected as JS/forcepopup@troj are attempting to install software that generates popup windows. The software is capable of bypassing popup blockers such as Internet Explorer popup blocker, Norton Internet Security popup blocker, and Google Toolbar. Furthermore, it has a tracking cookie that can be used to track the affected user's browsing habits.


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.


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