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Category: Malware

Type: Trojan

Aliases: Trojan:W32/Pakes, Trojan.Win32.Pakes


Trojan:W32/Packes is a detection name temporarily assigned to certain packed/compressed malicious programs that our unpacking engine cannot yet handle. When the unpacker code is created for that particular sample or file compressor, the malware will be renamed.


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Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the detected program or file, or ask you for a desired action.

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Technical Details

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