- January 27, 2011 3:06:42 PM
- Potentially Unwanted App
- Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
The risk is usually downloaded from a legitimate-looking website where the software advertised is often offered for free at other locations.
When the downloaded file it is executed, the user is prompted to send an SMS to a premium-rate number. The user receives a reply SMS containing a code they can enter into the installer.
The risk then proceeds to download and install the original software.