Trojan Horse Dialer

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by freeswami, May 28, 2003.

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  1. freeswami

    freeswami Registered Member

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    My AVG virus scanner identified "Trojan Horse Dialer" on a file sent to me as an email attachment. However, AVG provides no remedy. Any idead on how to safely eliminate the infected file? (I did not actually open the attachment).

    Thanks,

    Free
     
  2. Technodrome

    Technodrome Security Expert

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    Delete attachment and you will be fine.

    PS. Delete it from "delete folder" if available.



    Technodrome
     
  3. wizard

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    Delete the email. That's it. :)

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  4. Jooske

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    Yesterday got an email with a zip file attached, and even though no scanner alerted on it, of course i don't trust it so i sent it on to the developers. One part hoping it's really innocent, another part hoping it's something new to snipe out and add to the databases.
    It might be just a clean straight dialer you would use voluntairily without any trojan code, but even then worth to be looked deeper into it's further damaging actions.
     
  5. Gavin - DiamondCS

    Gavin - DiamondCS Former DCS Moderator

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    Hi Jooskey :D

    I ran that on a test machine - no dialup on it sorry.. and it DIDNT run visible, it remained running hidden in the background. :blink:

    Who else did you submit it to ? I'd be interested if they add it, I think I will be once I inspect it :)
     
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