Trojan.Brisv.A or Trojan.Brisv.A!inf Causing Infection of Media Files

Do you know what Trojan.Brisv.A or Trojan.Brisv.A!inf is?

Trojan.Brisv.A or Trojan.Brisv.A!inf, is a Trojan horse that is known to perform various malicious actions once it is on your computer. Trojan.Brisv.A may go as far as to open up programs on your computer without your permission or interaction. If your computer is infected with Trojan.Brisv.A then it may start to search for media files such as .asf, .mp2, .mp3, .wma, and .wmv files. It does this and then infects the files where it will later open up Windows Media Player to connect to a malicious web site URL.

The malicious automation of Trojan.Brisv.A can be potentially dangerous as the Trojan.Brisv.A Trojan contacts malicious URL's where other malware may be downloaded or installed onto your computer. This could create a situation where your system is compromised and personal data stolen which could result in identity theft.

In non-techie terms:
Trojan.Brisv.A is also known to be called Trojan.Brisv.A!inf or W32/GetCodec-A. Trojan.Brisv.A may be downloaded through other infected media files or data from a malicious source online. Users may be warned to be mindful of where they download media files from as it could contain the Trojan.Brisv.A or Trojan.Brisv.A!inf Trojan horse infection.

Aliases: Trojan.Brisv.A!inf, Trojan.Brisv.A, W32/GetCodec-A.