Packed.Generic.454 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 January 13, 2014 revision 006
Latest Rapid Release version January 13, 2014 revision 006
Initial Daily Certified version January 13, 2014 revision 016
Latest Daily Certified version January 13, 2014 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 15, 2014
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Displays a message demanding payment to restore the compromised computer to its previous condition.
Degrades Performance: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.