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Packed.Generic.430

Jul 11, 2013

Risk Level 2: Low

Packed.Generic.430 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.

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Packed.Generic.430 Threat Assessment
ComponentSeverity
Wild LevelMedium
Number of Infections50 - 999
Number of Sites3 - 9
Geographical DistributionMedium
Threat ContainmentEasy
RemovalEasy
Damage LevelHigh
Distribution LevelLow


According to the Symantec Threat Severity Assessment, overall risk of Packed.Generic.430 is now categorized as «Low» — threat type characterized either as low or moderate wild threat (but reasonably harmless and containable) or non-wild threat characterized by an unusual damage or spread routine, or perhaps by some feature of the virus that makes headlines in the news. Read more about Threat Severity Assessment.

More information about Packed.Generic.430, you can find on the official site of Symantec Corporation, where in addition to useful information you can find technical details and removal instructions: www.symantec.com

It is also recommended to read the article Network security threats, where you can find a brief description and explanation of the most dangerous security threats plus a few simple tips on how to protect your personal computer from them.

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