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?

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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: 11 February 2019 at 12:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable 15462f0cbfe0b7b6
6c4bd042ce8d75a2
28ac5fb0
dc5ac520ab33913d
40786a361f2f38e0
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.17.4
Basic ECC
3.17.4
Basic ECC
154.124.67.132/32 N/A
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable 219da94eaf58bf6c
864e053f4fee2e42
6f10a2b4
3c51b5feabaad544
38ca3965b1277bf1
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.28.6
Basic ECC
3.28.6
Basic ECC
154.160.5.104/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 April 2009 at 7:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable bb5d6f83eaa7d42e
4db84b7b057d6d2f
db502cd7
41d825fb3386999b
5ed2d033e5afbfc2
No 3.41 Basic
ECC
3.41 Basic
ECC
10.224.25.40/32
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable cf8842ebf87119c7
23bc74985fbaa2e6
de8c0e16
f88a7c1eaabdc2ea
4348c3f94ad7bfe3
No 60.5.1 60.5.1 Europe
3 Netscape Communications Corporation Executable df3a762f1562822d
eb4f1b931a9b9c70
35777944
05f6ec1b71623e3d
5f4d0b4dd3ef5c7e
No 3.9 3.9 United States
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable 173f28c6a6d016ac
94f21b30f571aa26
bc92f084
92bf9c25903bb402
89ad92d15cb5bb69
Yes 67.0a1 67.0a1 10.108.22.186/32
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