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Trojan:JS/Obfuscated.Gen

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Trojan

Aliases: Trojan:JS/Obfuscated.Gen, JS.Obfuscated.Gen

Summary


Trojan:JS/Obfuscated.Gen is a generic detection that identifies malicious HTML, Javascripts, PDF, or any scripting files that contain obfuscated code, which may be used by malware authors to evade antivirus signature detection, as well as making malicious scripts harder discover and analyze.

Generic detections are broad patterns of code or behavior that are used by security software to identify programs or files. If you suspect the detected file was incorrectly identified, go to: Removal: Resolve a False Positive.

Removal


Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the detected program or file, or ask you for a desired action.

Resolve a False Positive

Security programs will sometimes unintentionally identify a clean program or file as malicious if its code or behavior is similar to a known harmful program or file. This is known as a False Positive. In most cases, a False Positive is fixed in a subsequent database release. If you suspect the detected file is a False Positive, you can:

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Technical Details


Obfuscated script is usually found in exploits embedded in malicious HTML and PDf files, which are commonly found in the wild; such files may have damaging payloads, such as downloading additional malicious files and executing it.