Threat Description

Packed

Details

Aliases: Packed, Packed.Win32.PECompact, Packer.Malware, Packer
Category: Malware
Type: Packed
Platform: W32

Summary



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



Removal



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Technical Details



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About Packed

A detection that uses the 'Packed' Type indicates the suspect file has been compressed using a packer program.

The file may have been packed using a packer program commonly associated with malicious programs; it may also have been packed in such a way that safe analysis of the file is difficult.

More

For more information about packed programs, please see Terminology: Packed.






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