Threat Description

Trojan: JS/Obfuscated.Gen


Category: Malware
Type: Trojan
Platform: JS
Aliases: Trojan:JS/Obfuscated.Gen, JS.Obfuscated.Gen


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.


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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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.


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