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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 6, 2009
August 7, 2009 12:09:28 AM
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Packed.Cupx!gen1 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software.

Note: Virus definitions dated March 31, 2010 or earlier detect this threat as Packed.Generic.243.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 6, 2009 revision 048
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 31, 2010 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 6, 2009 revision 040
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 31, 2010 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 12, 2009
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Threat Assessment


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


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
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