Packed.Generic.440 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 September 2, 2013 revision 007
Latest Rapid Release version September 2, 2013 revision 007
Initial Daily Certified version September 2, 2013 revision 017
Latest Daily Certified version September 2, 2013 revision 017
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 4, 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: Lowers security settings on the compromised computer. Displays a message demanding payment to restore the compromised computer to its previous condition. Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download