Threat Description



Aliases: Packed:​W32/FSG, Packed:​W32/FSG
Category: Malware
Type: Packed
Platform: W32


This program is packed using a packer program associated with numerous other malware.


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Technical Details

The detection name Packed:W32/FSG indicates the suspect file was compressed or packed using the FSG compressor program, a popular utility that is also commonly used to pack malicious programs. The suspect file may also have been packed in such a way that safe analysis of the file is difficult.

The file is therefore flagged as a security risk as a precautionary measure.


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