How to Remove “COBIAN.EXE”

What is COBIAN.EXE?


COBIAN.EXE is a legitimate file process and also called as Cobian Backup Black Moon Application developed by CobianSoft. It is associated with program software Cobian Backup Black Moon. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.
The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after COBIAN.EXE file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with COBIAN.EXE malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with COBIAN.EXE malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly
If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the COBIAN.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove COBIAN.EXE malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using COBIAN.EXE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove COBIAN.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 August 2010 at 9:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Luis Cobian, CobianSoft Executable 33196eb35f4d26e5
8329e3babafb0b3e
cee45321
0ce8870c992f7c0e
af18ea8a80eb015d
Backdoor.Win
32.IRCBot.~d
y006
No 10.1.1.415 10.1 France N/A
2 N/A Executable 68d206ca4a7c9fa2
81047f2d769d9d64
07be2083
cb7ccb4d8c726893
73b05a1cf8516ebe
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 2b59041e658c0de6
175c2b8be4cd0d16
d9f24e5c
6bf011f8b1f7fdf3
165c66db4eaa015f
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~WEAD
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
4 N/A Executable 72a951ce00c5cb2e
e6ec3bcae6c3af71
9ee88b7e
4c3b589d7256fb72
3b6150e507a0d753
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~WEAD
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
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61

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 2:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Luis Cobian Executable 3e9bff8f95727cf3
05ba4965c732f2e5
2f7fa437
262da457054435b4
4077c53270f59cb7
No 9.1.1.89 9.1 Internal Submission
2 Luis Cobian, CobianSoft Executable 8ca5265368ad3158
31768e1345886ef3
a2b6b549
3f18cfcf5e0a322c
a6ca2cdc36b33935
No 10.0.0.316 10.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Luis Cobian, CobianSoft Executable d3428f12ba40b901
8b918eb548200352
c7895d4b
d1155b7d2235edbb
459524863480b51e
No 10.1.1.418 10.1 10.224.1.53/32
4 Luis Cobian, CobianSoft Executable babcd050dd7003f9
b0b039cac810d354
d7b2f70c
71b709c028938b5a
1f6542bd282d3b20
No 10.0.0.244 10.0.0.0 United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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