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Packed.Generic.462

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 9, 2014
Updated:
July 11, 2014 8:50:55 AM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Packed.Generic.462 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 10, 2014 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 10, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 10, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 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: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information, records keystrokes, and accesses webcam.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Shared Drives: Spreads through removable drives and P2P networks.

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