Threat Description

Packed

Details

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

Summary


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



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.


Suspect A False Alarm?

If you suspect a file has been incorrectly identified as malicious, (that is, it is a False Alarm or a False Positive), please first ensure your F-Secure security program is up-to-date with the latest detection database updates, then rescan the suspect file.

If you continue to suspect a False Alarm, you may submit a sample of the suspect file to our Security Labs for further analysis via the Sample Analysis System (SAS).






Technical Details


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.






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