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Packed.Generic.318

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 21, 2011
Updated:
November 12, 2012 3:18:16 PM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.318 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.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 21, 2011 revision 033
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 21, 2011 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 23, 2011
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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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