Packed.Generic.462 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, 2014 revision 003
Latest Rapid Release version July 10, 2014 revision 003
Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2014 revision 009
Latest Daily Certified version July 10, 2014 revision 009
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 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: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
Releases Confidential Info: Steals information, records keystrokes, and accesses webcam.
Distribution Level: Low
Shared Drives: Spreads through removable drives and P2P networks.