ctfmon32.exe – Here is the scoop on CtfMon32 as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is ctfmon32.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of CtfMon32?
ctfmon32.exe (CtfMon32) – Details
The ctfmon32.exe process is a browser parasite that will force your browser’s home page to point to slawsearch.com, similar to the many coolwwwsearch parasites. Please be careful not to confuse ctfmon32.exe with the legimate process called ‘ctfmon.exe’.
ctfmon32.exe is considered to be a security risk, not only because spyware removal programs flag CtfMon32 as spyware, but also because a number of users have complained about its performance.
CtfMon32 is likely spyware and as such, presents a serious vulnerability which should be fixed immediately! Delaying further investigation of ctfmon32.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.
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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CTFMON32.EXE – Disclaimer
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