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Packed.Generic.397

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 10, 2013
Updated:
January 10, 2013 9:23:23 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.397 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.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 10, 2013 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 10, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 10, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 10, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 16, 2013
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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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