area.exe – Here is the scoop on Gbdial Dialer as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is area.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Gbdial Dialer?
area.exe (Gbdial Dialer) – Details
If your pc has the area.exe process on it, you may have a dialer program known as ‘gbdial’ installed on your pc. This program is usually added to a system manually by running an installer, when you visit pornographic websites (whether intentional or accidental). The gbdial program will access your pc’s modem and attempt to dial overseas or high-toll telephone numbers , then download pornographic content to your pc.
area.exe is considered to be a security risk, not only because antivirus programs flag Gbdial Dialer as a virus, but also because a number of users have complained about its performance.
Gbdial Dialer is likely a virus and as such, presents a serious vulnerability which should be fixed immediately! Delaying further investigation of area.exe may cause serious harm to your system and will likely cause a number of problems, such as slow performance, loss of data or leaking private information to websites.
You should take our Firewall Test and look at your Digital Footprint to make sure your system is not giving away valuable information or has open ports on your firewall that may allow attackers to compromise your computer; these tests are completely free.
Whenever you have a concern about a file like area.exe, feel free to leave a comment (you’ll find the comment section at the bottom of this page); we’ll research your process or dll file and post the results to the site.
We do our best to update process information as often as possible but inaccuracies may still exist; a prime example would be a virus that is named after a legitimate file and perhaps Gbdial Dialer is such a case. If you find an inaccuracy or have information that will help others, please, don’t hesitate to leave a comment!
AREA.EXE – Disclaimer
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