Aconti Dialer Profile

Aconti was first discovered in February of 2002.  It is distributed by a company called A Lifestyle GmbH, also known as ELTIMA Software GmbH, a known creator of Dialers, and it is of Italian origin.

Aconti, as most programs of its type, is installed on your computer by an ActiveX drive-by download.  It has also been seen to be manually installed in some cases.

Aconti attacks your computer by hijacking your computer’s dial-up modem.  Invisibly, it then exploits it to call premium tolled long-distance phone numbers instead of your usual ISP, racking up charges at international rates.  The server is a purveyor of pornography, and Aconti will start downloading pornographic content onto your computer.  This results in enormous phone bills.

Aconti also serves as a part of other Internet parasites.  Worms and Trojans such as Backdoors and Downloaders commonly use Dialers as part of their package.  It serves the purpose of providing the connection to the server for them, typically by Internet Relay Chat technology.  It is also bundled with other Dialers.

If you discover that you are infected with Aconti, you should remove it with ZookaWare PC Cleaner to avoid racking up a huge phone bill.

Also Known As:
Adult Content Dialer
Dialer.Aconti
Anconti
ancoti
acconti

Spyware Type:
Dialer

Associated Files:

aconti.exe
aconti.ini
aconti.log
aconti.sdb
acontidialer.txt
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{6abc861a-31e7-4d91-b43b-d3c98f22a5c0}

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3 Responses

  1. Renee Arge says:

    Everytime I logged onto my account, my background changed to this thing and it said that ” Your computer has several fatal errors due to spyware activity.” It didn’t allow me to change my background. Everytime I did that, it changed back. Also, it said that the task manager has been disabled by the administrator, but I’m the administrator and I didn’t disable it. Also, i did a scan, I found Aconti. I needed my computer really fast, so I had to say thanks to bluepenguin for the help.

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