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Packed.Generic.296

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 23, 2010
Updated:
November 2, 2012 10:08:08 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.296 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with W32.Koobface, Trojan.FakeAV, and Trojan.Zbot threat families, and the Univirex misleading application.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.FakeAV
W32.Koobface
Trojan.Zbot

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version pending
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 24, 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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