Other:W32/Black.A, Packed.Win32.Black.a


A program with potential security concerns, which does not easily fit into any other category.


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Technical Details

ThePacked.Win32.Black.a detection identifies files that are packed with a stolen version of the Themida software protection program.Stolen versions of this program (which are usable with leaked licenses) can be used to hide malware. Identifying a file that has been packed by a stolen version is therefore a precautionary measure against potentially malicious files.

Legitimate Files

Please note that clean files which have been packed using a stolen version may also be detected.If a file from a trusted, legitimate source has been detected as Other:W32/Black.A, you may opt to continue using the file by excluding it from real-time scanning. Exclusion instructions can be found at:

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