McAfee Labs Low-Profiled Threat Notice: Generic Downloader.z

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    This is a Low-Profiled Threat Notice for Generic Downloader.z



    Generic Downloader.z has been deemed Low-Profiled due to media attention at 


    Generic Downloader.z is referred to as "Trojan-Downloader.Win32.CodecPack.2GCash.Gen" in the article at


    Read About It

    Information about Generic Downloader.z is located on VIL at:



    Generic Downloader.z was first discovered on March 30, 2005 and detection, for this particular variant, will be added to the 5918 dat files (Release Date: March 12, 2010).


    If you suspect you have Generic Downloader.z, please submit a sample to


    Risk Assessment Definition

    For further information on the Risk Assessment and McAfee Labs Recommended Actions please see: tml


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