1, 5, 395, 0 3.70%
1, 5, 395, 0 3.70%
1, 5, 393, 22 33.33%
1, 5, 393, 22 11.11%
1, 5, 393, 18 25.93%
1, 5, 393, 18 3.70%
1, 5, 388, 0 11.11%
1, 5, 388, 0 3.70%
1, 5, 350, 0 3.70%



ZoneAlarm Browser Security by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Signed)

Remove forcefield.exe
Warning 4 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of forcefield.exe.


There are 9 versions of forcefield.exe in the wild, the latest version being 1, 5, 395, 0. forcefield.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 932.15 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. by VeriSign. Numerous variations of forcefield.exe have been installed with both ZoneAlarm Toolbar and Audio 180%. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0043% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 19.4 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 1.04 KB per minute for reads and 12.98 KB per minute for writes.

What is forcefield.exe?

Check Point's ZoneAlarm ForceField is designed to secure Web browsing sessions through the use of browser virtualization, inline download scanning and DNS validation services.

About forcefield.exe (from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.)

Get ZoneAlarm ForceField for your browser. ForceField works hard at Web safety so you don't have to, but you should continue to browse with common sense in mind.


File name:forcefield.exe
Publisher:Check Point Software Technologies
Product name:ZoneAlarm Browser Security
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\checkpoint\zaforcefield\forcefield.exe
Issued to:Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Monday, May 5, 2014

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of ZoneAlarm Browser Security.)
Check Point, Inc
  72% remove
The ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar installs a OurToolbar toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing and sends this information to OurToolbar so they can sugg...
Franzis Verlag Gmbh
9% remove
The full version of "Audio 180%" under tidier interface offers a total of ten tools to help you around all common tasks get the job done with audio and sound. using the audio player you give songs and...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of forcefield.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'ISW' → "C:\Program Files\CheckPoint\ZAForceField\ForceField.exe" /icon="hidden"

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 4 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
ByteHero Virus.Win32.Heur.j 1, 5, 395, 0
ByteHero Virus.Win32.Heur.j 1, 5, 388, 0
ByteHero Virus.Win32.Heur.j 1, 5, 393, 18
ByteHero Virus.Win32.Heur.j 1, 5, 393, 22

VersionsAll file variations of forcefield.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
95a8372083ff8ae33df6676f32b3856a abdf0f9ded9b0061c379a057ba5a496fbd287389 721.66 KB
b729e948a2df3941f1fde5d57718a0ae 6ce7ec14cc7ad8e882ba1325ef4018c363af7b6f 1.08 MB
9f9d928f2004559247e8dea4d1361d9b 81cc194e05a2639c4a64b02ddb38c1d50e1e7e40 721.66 KB
8b912fcacea924635ed81520e7ea7c7a bcbf2478c4580a2b0d12fed99c487a1572238d86 1.08 MB
35d752e2d4c3dc06fc8f96e1c2388a36 5aafe1c9c4fdf30db1159212af0d53314b4d4814 1.08 MB
0fc23c1779922059afce60c5b8a91af5 df411203340476f997641599fdebe673fec784ea 721.66 KB
740521a86a875bce2ff75d7b92d7d1d9 f54c91e87c535198e97f2d24e2681c4fb1ca34f3 721.63 KB
55aac50ce322deec3c2daa1877c0ef9e a30bdec49b678a6b44e7451ff3e275447c407695 1.07 MB
48b8babcf7bbb5966e1061d8c88b4acb 2d24bfb9fb9aecaa893361bd5da7c6e4f1112c6a 1.07 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.81%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.41%
Windows 8 Pro 7.41%
Windows 7 Professional 7.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 3.70%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.70%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 55.56% of ZoneAlarm Browser Security.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 80.00%
Acer 20.00%
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