Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.431 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 July 17, 2013 revision 005
Latest Rapid Release version July 17, 2013 revision 005
Initial Daily Certified version July 17, 2013 revision 016
Latest Daily Certified version July 17, 2013 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 17, 2013
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Wild Level: Medium
Number of Infections: 50 - 999
Number of Sites: 3 - 9
Geographical Distribution: Medium
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Displays a message demanding payment to restore the compromised computer to its previous condition.
Lowers security settings on the compromised computer.
Degrades Performance: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.
Causes System Instability: May perform actions that prevents the user from accessing certain programs on the computer.