Packed.Generic.428 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 10, 2013 revision 016
Latest Rapid Release version July 10, 2013 revision 016
Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2013 revision 002
Latest Daily Certified version July 10, 2013 revision 002
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 10, 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: High
Payload Trigger: Clicking on links in unsolicited emails.
Payload: Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download additional files.