Dialer.IEAccess_IEDial

  • Threat Level: Elevated
  • Description: IEAccess is an ActiveX control used to download and install premium-rate diallers, primarily for porn sites.The IEDial variant is known to be installed automatically, without prompting, on Internet Explorer versions earlier than IE6 Service Pack 1, thanks to a security hole. The installer pages exploit this to run an EXE which adds 'Electronic Group' to the list of trusted publishers whose software IE will install automatically without asking.
  • Type: TT_Dialer
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  • Removal: This infection can be removed using Spyware Doctor.

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