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SMG.Heur!gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 28, 2015
Updated:
May 5, 2016 10:32:06 AM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
SMG.Heur!gen is a heuristic detection technology designed to detect entirely new risks without traditional signatures. This technology is aimed at detecting risks that have been intentionally mutated or morphed by attackers.

Note: Virus definitions dated May 5, 2016 or earlier detect this threat as SMG.Heur!cg1.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 28, 2015
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 24, 2017 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 28, 2015
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 24, 2017 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 2, 2015
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STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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