Threat Database Dialers Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer


By Domesticus in Dialers

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 2
First Seen: August 31, 2011
Last Seen: August 17, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Before you go accusing or chastising your teenaged son or daughter about visiting pornographic websites and letting insides viruses, first get your bug spray. A nasty bug or Trojan named Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer has violated your computer and is to blame for the latest assault of pornographic material polluting your computer.

Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer is a malicious program targeting computers running Windows OS and having weak or no security in place. Cybercriminals plant Trojan downloaders on compromised or malicious websites or cloak viruses like Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer in legitimate downloads of freeware or shareware. Trojans also are known to use decoys like fake Adobe Flash updates or special codec components to get PC users to click and unknowingly infect their PCs.

Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer doesn't care that your children or even your elderly parents may encounter the display of pornographic material nor does Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer care if your bank account can't handle frivolous expenses. Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer intends to use your modem to dial up premium porn websites, but it doesn't stop there.

Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer may carry out other malicious attacks or bring in a Calvary of Trojans to do you harm.

So How Do You Remove

Chances are Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer hijacked your browser, so that you cannot use it to visit helpful websites and download helpful anti-malware tools stealth enough to remove it. You can try manually removing this virus, but may run into roadblocks in finding its infectious files. You see, Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer most likely is using a rootkit to help it bury and camouflage its files. If you are not skilled in editing system, registry, or .dll directory files, you could corrupt your hard drive and lose valuable data.

ESG Security experts suggest using a reputable anti-malware tool containing an anti-rootkit, proven to search deep in a system kernel and safely remove viruses. As a safety precaution, change your logins and security credentials to any online accounts.

File System Details

Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. %Documents and Settings%All UsersApplication Data[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
2. %Documents and Settings%All UsersApplication Data[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll

Registry Details

Dialer.Xpehbam.biz_dialer may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[Fake program name]"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\{3F5A62E2-51F2-11D3-A075-CC7364CAE42A} = ""
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{3F5A62E2-51F2-11D3-A075-CC7364CAE42A}\(Default) = "&DownloadIt Toolbar"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{3F5A62E2-51F2-11D3-A075-CC7364CAE42A}\Implemented Categories\{00021492-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}


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