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Packed.Generic.437

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 6, 2013
Updated:
August 12, 2013 8:43:26 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.437 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 August 7, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 7, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version pending
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 7, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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