How to Remove “SOFTOKN3.DLL”

What is SOFTOKN3.DLL?

The file named SOFTOKN3.DLL is developed by Netscape Communications Corporation. The file has its valid digital signature from LLC. It is used by the network security services and the NSS PKCS library. The file is totally unsafe because it is found to be infected by a virus and is abandoned by the developer. The threat level is 5.

SOFTOKN3.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\content defender\nss\softokn3.dll. The size of the found DLL program is 370 kilobytes. The version of the program last seen as per records is 3.10. It is a non-system process which has no direct consequences on the performance of Windows operating system. It is confirmed to be a threat and should be removed immediately. 

Affected Platforms: Windows 8,10.

How to determine if your computer is infected with SOFTOKN3.DLL malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SOFTOKN3.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SOFTOKN3.DLL occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly.

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SOFTOKN3.DLL malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\content defender\nss\softokn3.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SOFTOKN3.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SOFTOKN3.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 May 2014 at 4:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Netscape Communications Corporation Executable 9a3692aba6891c67
54ae62d4f6ec0525
242eee41
6f921ed4f124e97d
ee6e34494637d22e
ApplicUnwnt Yes 3.10 3.10 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 January 2009 at 2:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable a6e2ec1a78fba011
6713e1390c06bdba
ee4c62cf
d2415b5628d799bf
d937e2a545dc0ac3
No 3.19.3
Basic ECC
3.19.3
Basic ECC
United States
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable d441672362a96280
c163110a1671e0c9
2ab95f90
7f5ea362aacb5c57
a3051c76ac53e06c
No 3.11.4
Basic ECC
3.11.4
Basic ECC
United States
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable f5008e309b695db5
2edfb23d9d24389a
ade375d2
ece898ce9c85bcf1
f924d650b48a3abc
No 3.13.6.0
Basic ECC
3.13.6.0
Basic ECC
198.20.167.84/32
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable 17542582b66e31bc
fe292b6a1f1afe82
84fadd65
5ecb1c6033d08a92
77df748f6272d6a2
No 3.13.6.0 3.13.6.0 United States
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