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Packed.Generic.396

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 4, 2013
Updated:
January 4, 2013 4:33:42 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.396 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.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Ransomlock

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 4, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 4, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 4, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 4, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 9, 2013
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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