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Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 9, 2012
January 9, 2012 5:17:29 PM
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Packed.Generic.347 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been packed using Metasploit penetration-testing software. This heuristic detection is used to detect several different payloads.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 9, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 9, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 11, 2012
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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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