Trojan Horse Sex Diallers ?

  Tinkey Winkey 22:50 17 Aug 2003

I was allarmed to find 3 " tojan horse sex diallers "on my youg daughters pc when running the AV program.Can anyone tell me what they are ?How did they get there and what do they do ?

  powerless 22:56 17 Aug 2003

click here

Most probably downloaded accidently or a pop up; popped up asking for it to install itself.

These programs:

Adaware click here and spybot click here should find and be able to delete sucj nasties.

  jakedawe 22:57 17 Aug 2003

Somebody might if you name them.

  powerless 22:57 17 Aug 2003

Or even your AV can delete them ;-) as its a trojan.

  jakedawe 23:00 17 Aug 2003

Oh, and BTW I had one, called, I think Live Now and neither Adaware or Spy Bot found it but AVG did.

  Tinkey Winkey 23:05 17 Aug 2003

MY Anti-Virus has dealt with them.But I still don't know what they do ?

  jakedawe 23:06 17 Aug 2003

If you have Broadband and have disabled your dial up connection they won't do anything BUT if you are on Dial-up they will attempt to dial an (expensive) premium rate number without your knowledge.

  Tinkey Winkey 23:20 17 Aug 2003

Shite!So could I recieve a large phone bill for someone else's premium rate internet usage ?

  GANDALF <|:-)> 23:26 17 Aug 2003

Yup! These diallers sometimes connect to *ahem* adult sites but there are ones that connect to your ISP but through their £1.50+/min premium numbers. there have been instances of eye-watering bills. Generally you have to accept an exe. file for these diallers to be installed. nothing nor agree to nothing unless you are 100% sure.


  jakedawe 23:31 17 Aug 2003

No, it won't be someone else's ussage it will be your Phone that dialled out. You'll find out when you get the bill.

  Tinkey Winkey 23:41 17 Aug 2003

jakedawe,are you saying that someone must have accessed these sites from my daughters PC?I.e. someone in our home ?Or has someone used my phone number to access this material on there own PC somewherelse ???

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