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Packed.Generic.265

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 20, 2009
Updated:
November 8, 2012 3:27:37 PM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.265 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal themselves from antivirus software.

Note: Definitions dated before October 28, 2009 may detect this threat as Trojan.FakeAV!gen4.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 20, 2009 revision 033
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 20, 2009 revision 051
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 21, 2009
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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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