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Dialer.Generic

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 29, 2005
Updated:
February 8, 2007 10:42:15 AM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
Dialer.Generic is a dialer application that can be used to access some services by dialing high-cost numbers using a modem.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 1, 2015 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 29, 2005 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 2, 2015 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 31, 2005
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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