s3ws.exe – Here is the scoop on SWS Dialler as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is s3ws.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of SWS Dialler?
s3ws.exe (SWS Dialler) – Details
The sws.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.
s3ws.exe is considered to be a security risk, not only because antivirus programs flag SWS Dialler as a trojan, but also because other sites consider it a Trojan as well.
SWS Dialler is likely a Trojan and as such, presents a serious vulnerability which should be fixed immediately! Delaying further investigation of s3ws.exe may cause serious harm to your system and will likely cause a number of problems, loss of data, loss of control 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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S3WS.EXE – Disclaimer
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