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Fake Java Update is a malicious trojan present on fraudulent websites or illegally injected on legitimate but hacked websites without the knowledge of the administrator. The intention behind these code injections is to detect and exploit vulnerabilities on applications installed on the user's computer to install malicious and unwanted software that compromises the security of all data on the affected PC.

Fake Java Update has affected around 100 users in 126 countries.

Behaviour

Fake Java Update will pretend that there is a new update for Java, in which it just installs the trojan.

Aliases

  • Fake Java Update (AVG)