Trojan.Agent.BRVGen is categorized as is a Trojan virus that may enter into a system through a discovered vulnerability. Visiting hacked sites, downloading malicious programs or opening spam emails are the common ways to be attacked by this pesky virus. Once it is executed, it may download and install other malware infections without the affected PC user permission and knowledge.
Malicious as Trojan.Agent.BRVGen virus is, it can attack your computer seriously in all aspects. It may redirect your web search results to malicious websites, which makes you so disgusted every time while surfing the web. Besides, this Trojan steals personal information from the affected computer and transfers it to the remote command-and-control (C&C) server. It slows down your PC performance notably and download malicious files on the compromised computer on the background. Your antivirus may detect it but will absolutely get failed to remove it since this pest will come back again and again. In a word, this harmful virus must be removed manually so that it is completely kicked off from your computer.
1. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
2. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
As mentioned above, we can know Trojan.Agent.BRVGen is a pesky Trojan that brings additional PC threats to your computer such as bundled malware, adware parasites and spyware once downloaded. It may even record your browser history and computer data to violate your privacy and compromise security. It runs high risk for the computers and should be removed as soon as possible.
Published by Sarah Poehler on August 10, 2012 | How to Guides