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W32.Koobface!gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 27, 2009
Updated:
November 2, 2012 10:15:50 AM
Also Known As:
Packed.Generic.262 [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Koobface!gen is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software.

Note: This detection has been renamed from Packed.Generic.262.

For more information, please see the following resources:
W32.Koobface

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2009 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2009 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 22, 2009 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 28, 2009
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

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

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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