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Packed.Generic.198

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 26, 2008
Updated:
November 26, 2008 7:23:00 AM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.198 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 1, 2008 revision 050
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 2, 2008 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 3, 2008
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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