Description published Dec 08, 2006|Description updated

Dialer:Win32/PhoneDial

Alert level: Medium Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

This trojan dialer uses your PC to dial premium-rate telephone numbers. This can leave you with unexpected and high telephone bills.

This type of threat only affects PCs with a modem that is connected to a phone line.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

What to do now

The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

Get more help

You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

 

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