Tag: demon dialer

Virus-A-Dial making its rounds

A virus is making its rounds that causes computers to auto-dial long distance phone numbers, in some cases the expensive international kind. According to this report from Fox41.com out of Louisville, Kentucky, the virus primarily effects dial-up users, although anyone accessing the internet who happens to have a phone line plugged into a modem can be at risk.

Calling Timbuktu, anyone?