This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.
An attempt to download a malicious file has been blocked. No further action is required, but you may wish to update your virus definitions and run a full system scan as a precautionary measure.
Malware authors often use social engineering techniques to trick users into downloading and installing malicious files. This technique involves presenting what looks like a video widget on a Web page. When an attempt is made to play the video, a message is displayed requesting that a codec, plug-in or update is required to be installed before the video can be viewed.
This signature is designed to prevent such files from being downloaded to the computer.
- All versions of Microsoft Windows