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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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!

4

Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2018 at 11:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 3f9db00e2c1eee94
b21ff54a4023d8d2
91bec586
7f501230f6164840
0c0a4deb8c552898
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.12.8.0
Basic ECC
3.12.8.0
Basic ECC
197.211.63.171/32 N/A
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable 949606db98c26a34
fbe0e3766687b712
c10bbb0e
2736257c35d4f51a
4482940a18fa47eb
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.12.1.0
Basic ECC
3.12.1.0
Basic ECC
154.124.84.2/32 N/A
3 Netscape Communications Corporation Executable 8b3848324657bc05
916b4ef6ec6a8d2f
9c11f233
c0aa47e514621433
5176e124460f981e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.10.2 3.10.2 129.205.114.2/32 N/A
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable b80cb094f94a7a33
bf3bda9643b189cd
840f219f
f782fded7d8b5cfd
a26d6a4889b71437
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.25 Basic
ECC
3.25 Basic
ECC
102.141.215.7/32 N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
16

Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 August 2009 at 3:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 417c41c43877cb69
9b42b7125470093a
e3e5ba15
f8092a1ef0a2efe3
0a11c8c23e9e6178
Yes 3.21.1
Basic ECC
3.21.1
Basic ECC
United States
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable ab9eaf25b30c3b2b
fd243606e9415e5c
b691fe12
3088934231ab705f
f1a62089b42c3f47
No 3.38 Basic
ECC
3.38 Basic
ECC
United States
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable 0b97d1641f8d3e8d
e06e91b829188707
812c2fc4
f0d5ccf445bae821
b2bc05cf92ed9994
Yes 3.21.1
Basic ECC
3.21.1
Basic ECC
United States
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable d5029f08d53db114
301d7f79d394b1ef
154f1ba3
6b513cf25df568f7
04f8406bb120778d
Yes 3.12.4.5 3.12.4.5 10.108.51.155/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Antivirus Protection protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security