Packed.Generic.433 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 18, 2013 revision 037
Latest Rapid Release version July 18, 2013 revision 037
Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2013 revision 002
Latest Daily Certified version July 19, 2013 revision 002
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 24, 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: May present fake virus detection alerts or download other threats onto the compromised computer.
Releases Confidential Info: May steal information from the compromised computer