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Diamin.DU

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Diamin.DU
Technical name:Trj/Diamin.DU
Threat level:Low
Alias:Trojan.Win32.Diamin.m
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It establishes a phone connection with a high rate number.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Feb. 6, 2006
Detection updated on:Feb. 6, 2006
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Diamin.DU attempts to establish phone connections with high rate numbers, significantly increasing the phone bill of the affected user.

Diamin.DU affects computers that use a modem to connect to the Internet, as it modifies the dial-up network access settings. It changes the telephone number provided by the ISP (Internet Service Provider), which is a local-rate number, to a high-rate number.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Diamin.DU is easy to recognize, as it follows the routine below:

  • When Diamin.DU is run, it displays the following window in Italian:

  • If the user clicks No, Diamin.DU opens the following website:
    http://flat.trafficce.net/?d=608946 and then, it displays the image below.
  • If the user clicks on Yes, it displays the window below:


    If the user clicks on Yes, Diamin.DU is installed and modifies the configuration of the modem.
  • Then, unless a dial-up modem is installed on the affected computer, Diamin.DU cannot complete its installation and displays this window: