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Virus:HTML/Rce.Gen5
Type:HTML
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
Static file:No

 General Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
   • Windows Vista
   • Windows Server 2008
   • Windows 7

 Special detection  HTML/Rce.Gen5

Description:
One major goal of malware authors is to execute code on the victims computer. This Remote Code Execution can be achieved by using security holes in the web browser. The AHeAD HTML Heuristics detects the attempt to execute code and alerts it as HTML/Rce.Gen. A generic detection routine designed to detect common family characteristics shared in several variants.

This special detection routine was developed in order to detect unknown variants and will be enhanced continuously.


Version history:
The following engine update was released in order to enhance detection:

   •  8.2.10.92   ( 14/06/2012 )

Description inserted by Soe-liang Tan on Friday, February 7, 2014
Description updated by Soe-liang Tan on Monday, February 10, 2014

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