nsupdate.exe – Here is the scoop on NS Update as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is nsupdate.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of NS Update?
nsupdate.exe (NS Update) – Details
The nsupdate.exe program will take over your modem and attempt to ‘dial out’ to (potentially overseas or toll-rate) telephone numbers in order to download adult content and store it on your computer.
nsupdate.exe is considered to be a security risk, not only because antivirus programs flag NS Update as a virus, but also because a number of users have complained about its performance.
NS Update is likely a virus and as such, presents a serious vulnerability which should be fixed immediately! Delaying further investigation of nsupdate.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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NSUPDATE.EXE – Disclaimer
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