new internet virus changes your dialer

http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/news/0,12597,1253103,00.html

“Thousands of internet users are unwittingly running up big telephone
bills after falling victim to a new web scam which tricks home computers
into dialling costly premium-rate lines.”

Re: new internet virus changes your dialer

Shena Delian O’Brien wrote:
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/news/0,12597,1253103,00.html
>
> “Thousands of internet users are unwittingly running up big telephone
> bills after falling victim to a new web scam which tricks home computers
> into dialling costly premium-rate lines.”
>

That’s not a new scam… though that particular virus may be.

  • Gilby

Re: new internet virus changes your dialer

One of the many, many reason why I have no modem in my PC :slight_smile:

“Shena Delian O’Brien” <shena@darklock.com> wrote in message
news:cc74k3$koe$1@server1.darklock.com
> http://www.guardian.co.uk/online/news/0,12597,1253103,00.html
>
> “Thousands of internet users are unwittingly running up big telephone
> bills after falling victim to a new web scam which tricks home computers
> into dialling costly premium-rate lines.”
>