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Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 20, 2008
August 15, 2012 1:31:25 PM
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Packed.Generic.200 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal themselves from antivirus software.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 20, 2008
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 20, 2008
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 20, 2008
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 20, 2008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 26, 2008
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
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