counter.exe – Here is the scoop on Worldcontent Dialer as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is counter.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Worldcontent Dialer?
counter.exe (Worldcontent Dialer) – Details
If the counter.exe process is running on your pc, you may have a dialer program called ‘worldcontent’ installed on your pc. This process is usually added to a system manually by running an installer, when you visit certain websites (whether intentional or accidental), or from an email, as an attachment that you execute. The worldcontent process will take control of your computer’s modem and attempt to phone overseas or high-toll telephone numbers.
counter.exe is considered to be a security risk, not only because antivirus programs flag Worldcontent Dialer as a virus, but also because a number of users have complained about its performance.
Worldcontent Dialer is likely a virus and as such, presents a serious vulnerability which should be fixed immediately! Delaying further investigation of counter.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.
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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 Worldcontent 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!
COUNTER.EXE – Disclaimer
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