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Packed.Generic.439

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 21, 2012
Updated:
August 20, 2013 12:11:49 PM
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.439 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 pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 26, 2012
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Infects the master boot record preventing a compromised computer from being restarted. Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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