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Exploder Hostile ActiveX Control Information

Name: Exploder
Category: Hostile ActiveX Control
Advice: Remove
Risk: Elevated Risk Elevated threats are usually threats that fall into the range of adware in which data about a user's habits are tracked and sent back to a server for analysis without your consent or knowledge.
Description: Exploder performs a clean shutdown of Windows 95 from a web page.

Exploder is a demonstration that ActiveX can be dangerous. It is possible that a misguided person might misuse Exploder in some way that would produce an unwanted shutdown of a person's PC by placing it in an unexpected location on a web site, but it's also possible to misuse just about anything.

Signatures: process: exploder1b3.exe: MD5 Hash: 67a9c4eee0cd0159b07..
Type: Hostile ActiveX Control - A hostile ActiveX control is an application installed in Internet Explorer, usually by a drive-by-download. Once this application is installed it can run as a normal program on your computer, many times hidden to the user. In addition it has full access to your system and can download and install other applications as well.

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