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What’s FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping_EAC_EOS.exe (Easy Anti-Cheat Bootstrapper (EOS))? Is it safe or a virus?

FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping_EAC_EOS.exe is a file associated with EasyAntiCheat, a program developed by EasyAntiCheat Oy to prevent cheating in online multiplayer games.

Specifically, this file is related to the anti-cheat system for the popular online game Fortnite. It is responsible for monitoring the game environment and detecting any unauthorized modifications or hacks that may give players an unfair advantage.

(Researched by Carl @ SpyShelter Labs)

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Who makes FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping_EAC_EOS.exe (Easy Anti-Cheat Bootstrapper (EOS))?

We’ve found EasyAntiCheat Oy should be the publisher of FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping_EAC_EOS.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.

Is FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping_EAC_EOS.exe safe or a virus?

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping_EAC_EOS.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find FortniteClient-Win64-Shipping_EAC_EOS.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior
Last updated: February 8, 2024

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