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Should I remove PhishWall?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,554
Reach 0.0177%


3.7.0 0.40%
3.6.5 2.02%
3.6.3 1.21%
3.5.21 2.82%
3.5.20 1.21%
3.5.19 3.23%
3.5.16 1.61%
3.5.15 0.81%
3.5.14 1.61%
3.5.13 1.61%
3.5.12 5.24%
3.5.11 2.42%
3.5.10 0.40%
3.5.9 3.23%
3.5.8 0.40%
3.5.7 5.24%
3.5.6 0.81%
3.5.5 3.23%
3.5.3 2.02%
3.5.2 10.08%
3.5.1 1.21%
3.1.0 1.21%
3.0.4 0.81%
3.0.1 0.81%
2.0.9 0.40%
2.0.7 9.68%
2.0.6 6.05%
1.0 30.24%



PhishWall is a program developed by SecureBrain. The most used version is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 3.95 MB (4,136,721 bytes). sbupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 98% of users of PhishWall come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.securebrain.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SecureBrain\PhishWall
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8C0B0C9E-60E6-48CD-8080-615A6D271C0F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0411 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.95 MB
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by PhishWall

  • gredavx.exe
  • pwapa.dll - PhishWall
  • pwapa32.dll
  • sbaimh.exe
  • sbaimx.exe
  • sbpw32.dll - PhishWall Client
  • sbpwflag.dll
  • sbpwupdx.exe - PhishWall Product Update Service
  • sbupdate.exe - PhishWall Product Update Download Tool
  • stop_sk.exe - PhishWall Uninstall Component

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • sbpw32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PhishWall BHO' with the class of {8CA7E745-EF75-4E7B-BB86-8065C0CE29CA} (PhishWall).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • sbpw32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PhishWall' with the class of {BB62FFF4-41CB-4AFC-BB8C-2A4D4B42BBDC}.
  • sbpwupdx.exe runs as a service named 'SecureBrain PhishWall Update' (SecureBrain PhishWall Update).

How do I remove PhishWall?

Quickly and completely remove PhishWall from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PhishWall from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PhishWall, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PhishWall.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PhishWall you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 39.52%
Windows 7 38.31%
Windows 8 17.34%
Windows XP 4.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 38.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.20%
Windows 7 Professional 9.35%
Windows 8.1 7.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.93% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 97.93%
  United States 1.66%
  United Kingdom 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 70.62%
Dell 6.21%
Toshiba 6.21%
Acer 5.08%
Hewlett-Packard 3.95%
Lenovo 2.82%
Sony 2.26%
ASUS 1.13%
Common models
NEC PC-LL750MG 3.88%
NEC PC-LL800KG 3.88%
NEC PC-VN770TG6W 3.10%
NEC PC-LL750TG 2.33%
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard 320-1150j... 1.55%


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