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Packed.Generic.451

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 9, 2013
Updated:
December 19, 2013 4:28:16 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Packed.Generic.451 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 resources:
Trojan.Fakeavlock
Trojan.Ransomlock

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 18, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 2013
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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 Trigger: Clicking on links in unsolicited emails.
  • Payload: Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download additional files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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