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It establishes a phone connection with a high rate number and connects to a pornographic web page.
|First detected on:||Jan. 24, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 24, 2005|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Dialer.ZW is a dialer. Dialers usually try to establish phone connections with high rate numbers, significantly increasing the phone bill of the affected user.
Dialer.ZW adds an entry to the phone book and assigns it the name Internet Connectio and a certain value.
It also connects to the web page http:// galleries.payserv1952/ 10010/ index.htm, which has a pornographic content.
Dialer.ZW 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.
Dialer.ZW is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.