1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Packed.Generic.451


Risk Level 2: Low

December 9, 2013
December 19, 2013 4:28:16 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Packed.Generic.451 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 December 18, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 2013
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