The 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application is an adware.
Reports show that the 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application is marketed as a computer control utility used by parents and employers. The author claims that the 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application has the functions of protecting children from pornography, stalker and pedophiles. It also allows an employer to save money by making sure their employees are using their computer resources strictly for work purposes only.
Reports claim that the 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application provides online and offline filter controls. It also provides parents or system administrators control on websites and programs accessed in a computer. Other reports show that the 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 allows blocking of particular URLs and programs and it permits a schedule when access can be granted. It is also allegedly able to place offline websites in a list and may allow a security password for programs.
The 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application is reported to block websites with adult content and control access to the Internet. However, the 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application is also claimed to log keystrokes. It can also monitor and log all actions in the computer. It may also reputedly email all recorded data to a user as it is capable of running secretly from the user. It steals passwords and confidential data and may have rootkit technology to be able to remain undetected by other software.
Anti-virus companies also state that the 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application is installed by the executable file parentallock.exe.
It is also possible for the 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application to make screenshots of the computer display and capture microphone and webcam data. It can also log sessions in Instant Messaging applications and record visited websites as well as files shared in a Peer-to-Peer network.
The 1-ACT Parental Advisor 2006 application is claimed to have undesirable effects in machine such as creating unwanted modifications to the computer. It can change the configuration of a Web browser's homepage and its settings. Lastly, it is capable of gathering and sending confidential data to a remote host without awareness or consent of the user.