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Packed.Generic.283

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 31, 2010
Updated:
February 1, 2010 4:07:45 AM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Packed.Generic.283 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 31, 2010 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 31, 2010 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 31, 2010 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 31, 2010 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 3, 2010
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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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