1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. Packed.Generic.434

Packed.Generic.434

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 26, 2013
Updated:
July 26, 2013 1:51:35 PM
Type:
Trojan
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.434 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 July 26, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 26, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 26, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 26, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 31, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload: Displays a message demanding payment to restore the compromised computer to its previous condition. Downloads additional files
  • Degrades Performance: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver