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Packed.Generic.453

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 20, 2013
Updated:
December 23, 2013 12:45:58 PM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.453 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 December 20, 2013 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 20, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 21, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 21, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 25, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

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

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • 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. Asks the user to pay to unlock the computer. Opens a back door
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals confidential information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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