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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 23, 2012
November 12, 2012 12:06:48 PM
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.369 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal themselves from antivirus software. This heuristic detection is used to detect various threat families.

Note: Virus definitions dated May 17 or earlier detect this threat as Packed.Dromedan!gen.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 23, 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 23, 2012 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 23, 2012 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 23, 2012 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 23, 2012
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
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