1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Packed.Generic.318


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 21, 2011
November 12, 2012 3:18:16 PM
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Packed.Generic.318 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.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 21, 2011 revision 033
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 21, 2011 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 23, 2011
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