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Packed.Generic.293

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 8, 2010
Updated:
August 22, 2012 9:20:51 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Packed.Generic.293 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 March 5, 2010 revision 048
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 5, 2010 revision 048
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 6, 2010 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 6, 2010 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 10, 2010
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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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