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Packed.Generic.454

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 13, 2014
Updated:
January 13, 2014 11:53:50 AM
Type:
Misleading Application, Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.454 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 13, 2014 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 13, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 13, 2014 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 13, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 15, 2014
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Displays a message demanding payment to restore the compromised computer to its previous condition.
  • Degrades Performance: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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