Discovered: January 19, 2004
Updated: January 20, 2004 10:12:08 AM PST
Type: Trojan Horse, Virus, Worm
Infection Length: various
Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products, including the Symantec AntiVirus and Norton AntiVirus product lines.
Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
Update the virus definitions.
Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as Bloodhound.Overpacked.
Symantec antivirus products exclusively use the virus name Bloodhound.Overpacked when a potentially unknown virus is found using Symantec Bloodhound technology. Bloodhound technology consists of heuristic algorithms used to detect unknown viruses. The actual file detected under Bloodhound.Overpacked is likely to be infected with a new, packed, 32-bit Windows virus.
Bloodhound.Overpacked is only detected in Portable Executable (PE) files. Bloodhound.Overpacked can detect any file that has been packed many times.
ProtectionVirus Definitions (LiveUpdate™ Weekly) January 21, 2004
Virus Definitions (Intelligent Updater) January 19, 2004
Threat AssessmentWildWild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
DamageDamage Level: Low
DistributionDistribution Level: Low
Edited by JMMD, 12 December 2006 - 10:51 PM.