1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Packed.Generic.459


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 24, 2013
April 4, 2014 3:52:13 PM
Systems Affected:
Packed.Generic.459 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 March 17, 2018 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version pending
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 17, 2018 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 29, 2013
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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