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Dialer.InstantAccess

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:30 AM
Type:
Dialer
Version:
1,0,1,4
Publisher:
E-Group
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
EGDHTML_[number].dll (Where [number] is a four-digit version number.) EGDIAL.dll Instant Access
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Dialer.InstantAccess is a dialer that gives a user access to the premium services of a third-party Web site, by dialing a high cost number using a modem.

Symptoms


  • Your Symantec antivirus program detects Dialer.InstantAccess and Adware.InstantAccess.
  • Unwanted pop-up ads.
  • Presence of a link, FunFunFun.lnk, on the desktop.


Transmission


The dialer can be manually installed when visiting a participating site.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 6, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 7, 2004
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