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  3. Packed.Vuntid!gen1


Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 29, 2009
August 28, 2012 10:07:25 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
A packer is a tool that compresses, encrypts or obfuscates executable files. Malware authors often use packers to conceal threats from detection by antivirus software. Packed.Vuntid!gen1 detects a packer that is not known to be used for legitimate purposes.

This heuristic detection is used to detect threats associated with the following families:

Files that are detected as Packed.Vuntid!gen1 are considered malicious. We suggest that any files you believe are incorrectly detected be submitted to Symantec Security Response. For instructions on how to do this using Scan and Deliver, read Submit Virus Samples.
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