The genuine internetHelper_antiphishing.exe file is a software component of Internet Helper Anti-phishing by Panda Security.
A browser helper object for Internet Explorer, this application starts with your browser. It modifies various portions of your browser settings, and constantly presents advertisements while you browse. It is considered adware and can be removed via the Add/Remove Programs feature of Windows.
The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the internetHelper_antiphishing.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
The process known as Internet Helper Anti-phishing (Powered by Panda Security) or Internet Helper Anti-Phishing (Powered by Panda Security) belongs to software Internet Helper Anti-phishing by Internet Helper or Internet Helper (Powered by Panda Security).
Description: InternetHelper_antiphishing.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The internetHelper_antiphishing.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 235,072 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 222,856 bytes.
The program has no visible window. InternetHelper_antiphishing.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The internetHelper_antiphishing.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous.
If internetHelper_antiphishing.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 53% dangerous. The file size is 222,856 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 235,072 bytes. The program is not visible. The internetHelper_antiphishing.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. The internetHelper_antiphishing.exe file is not a Windows system file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as internetHelper_antiphishing.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the internetHelper_antiphishing.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with internetHelper_antiphishing. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the internetHelper_antiphishing.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.