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Packed.Generic.259

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 6, 2009
Updated:
November 12, 2012 1:27:47 PM
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
Packed.Generic.259 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.FakeAV

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 6, 2009 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 6, 2009 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 6, 2009 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 6, 2009 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 9, 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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