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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 March 2018 at 7:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 34ee60a10c52395a
1aa61ec9dd7244ed
3728973d
1a80658a843127dd
607580e7fd4c3e6b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.11.4
Basic ECC
3.11.4
Basic ECC
Armenia N/A
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable 68992473fecc9849
8f6529e309b5ebae
8ee8fab3
a50eb86cc97d1990
d7e4941aee51d4f2
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.17.4
Basic ECC
3.17.4
Basic ECC
Senegal N/A
3 N/A Executable 392b2584f53245c5
ec34233b9d0879d1
ad9724e6
68c716a5af8fd9ed
4331ab0fe9bd36ef
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 58.0.1 58.0.1 Algeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 January 2012 at 7:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 1e21317eb86d9194
1c33979f2b55662f
8b5a0881
8711629f5076d477
7081cc6b57706c82
Yes 3.28.6
Basic ECC
3.28.6
Basic ECC
United States
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable f0a939614f649972
da7954182c0f9420
46973bf1
ec492dbc88ec4878
47d7fb035577958a
No 3.18.1
Basic ECC
3.18.1
Basic ECC
10.0.17.142/32
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable 69e5f603608e84fe
6280e0a433805191
a3a59115
976b15217f0c756a
5a194f5f4608bfc0
No 4.0.2 4.0.2 10.108.51.194/32
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable 4381cfca02ab9630
a4cf020ebb287925
66729809
db4d8f38a73689cb
ceca9276b57aa08e
Yes 3.21 Basic
ECC
3.21 Basic
ECC
10.108.51.216/32
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