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Trojan.Brisv.A!inf

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 18, 2008
Updated:
July 18, 2008 11:41:13 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Brisv.A!inf is a detection for multimedia files infected with Trojan.Brisv.A.

Symantec recommends downloading and running the Removal Tool to disinfect the affected media files.

We recommend reviewing the details of Trojan.Brisv.A as well.

For more information, please read the following:
Sharing Isn’t Always Caring

Note: As of February 3, 2009 Symantec is observing an increase in the number of infected media files related to this threat. Downloading and running the removal tool will disinfect these media files and updated definitions will prevent reinfection.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 18, 2008 revision 036
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 16, 2011 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2008 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 16, 2011 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 23, 2008
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 1000+
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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