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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 September 2018 at 2:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable f74ce7cf9ff4f438
e30df149d2b71597
e5e41fa3
794565532a491965
ee112adec9037f1e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.13.3.0
Basic ECC
3.13.3.0
Basic ECC
154.241.56.19/32 N/A
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable b2e411469f1a6eeb
30ec354446a1943f
b391ae12
885b1e1e73b6d3c7
a5266cd375fbe6c6
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.35 Basic
ECC Beta
3.35 Basic
ECC Beta
United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
11

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 May 2009 at 8:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 9e3620565eb1d8a5
412a7a76a53cf852
3647d0f0
c2fb0e27d4158036
39b40c38654fed75
Yes 63.0 63.0 10.224.25.44/32
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable ff19b3e0a4b379ea
4b39075946da2148
859d8ade
485aa9dc1d332ef1
a9dc31f19a526f82
No 3.35 Basic
ECC Beta
3.35 Basic
ECC Beta
10.108.51.148/32
3 Netscape Communications Corporation Executable 26a1ba1687c7abc6
7aa455247f0f30c1
fd884369
d9dc03655e85dc59
149fed5e8fbc1cc7
No 3.10.2 3.10.2 10.224.25.96/32
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable 920fba5d882a0b7e
1322f5137e1d35b9
e7c9a51a
c996a63bbe8d7191
20dd167d34dd762f
No 59.2.3 59.2.3 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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