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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.
What to do now
The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:
- Windows Defender for Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, or Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
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
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.