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ACXInstall

Posted: March 28, 2006

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 7/10
Infected PCs: 5
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: April 28, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ACXInstall is a malicious ActiveX control that silently gets into the computer while visiting some insecure web sites. It downloads from the Internet and installs arbitrary software without asking for user permission. ACXInstall usually drops dialers that connect a compromised PC to the Internet through premium rate phone numbers. These dialers provide access to mostly pornographic web resources.

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

CLSID{a4a435cf-3583-11d4-91bd-0048546a1450}