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What’s AppGuardGUI.exe (Zero-Day Malware Protection (x64))? Is it safe or a virus?

AppGuardGUI.exe is a component of AppGuard, Inc.'s zero-day malware protection solution for x64 systems.

The program's primary function is to provide real-time protection against newly discovered malware and other cyber threats that traditional antivirus software might not yet recognize. AppGuardGUI.exe operates using various advanced technologies to prevent unauthorized code from executing and spreading on the user's system. It works silently in the background, continuously monitoring system activities and reacting swiftly to any potential threats in order to keep the user's device safe from sophisticated cyber attacks.

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Who makes AppGuardGUI.exe (Zero-Day Malware Protection (x64))?

We’ve found AppGuard Inc should be the publisher of AppGuardGUI.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: April 9, 2024

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