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Packed.Generic.300

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 7, 2010
Updated:
November 9, 2012 10:16:36 AM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.300 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software.

This heuristic detection is used to detect threats associated with multiple threat families.

For more information, please see the following resource:
W32.Ackantta@mm

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2010
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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