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Packed.Generic.438

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 12, 2013
Updated:
August 13, 2013 1:25:49 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Packed.Generic.438 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 August 12, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 12, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 12, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 12, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 14, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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