Worm.Win32.GetCodec infects MP3 audio files

This worm was reported in July and is a new step in worms and viruses development.

The new is it converts the mp3 file into WMA file and embeds in it. When the file is opened, the Worm.Win32.GetCodec worm opens a web page telling you to download a new codec.

NEVER download and install codecs from unknown sites! It is 99% sure they are worms/trojans.

 If you agree to install the ‘codec’ file, a Trojan – known as Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Agent.arp is downloaded to your  computer, giving the hackers control of the victim’s PC.

if you got infected, use http://www.pctools.com/spyware-doctor/ to clean the worm.


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