How to Remove “BrScUtil.exe”

What is BrScUtil.exe ?

BrScUtil.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Brother Industries Ltd. It is associated with Scanner Utility Application. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother. The virus is created by malware authors and are named after BrScUtil.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with BrScUtil.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with BrScUtil.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 BrScUtil.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove BrScUtil.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 BrScUtil.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 BrScUtil.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 October 2013 at 11:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 70480639a47d45a3
5c314d188f154eb7
c4adbf04
4eb944717a6e8aa2
414d807968235057
Virus.Win32.
Sality.P
No 1, 16, 2,
2
1, 16, 2,
2
Taiwan N/A
2 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 536f5d0915ae67ac
d34688ddccac5b8f
07408c1d
2619d1438b9ab480
de4d4ef1e57c0f1c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 13, 1,
1
1, 13, 1,
1
Philippines N/A
3 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 928877cc1251e314
5eb77052f4ef5adf
e2bc5fd3
a90cdd4870352fe8
c3b2d6bb6e6d4a55
Virus.Win32.
Sality.P
No 1, 16, 2,
2
1, 16, 2,
2
Taiwan N/A
4 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 0edf622daf3a6472
3884f3c90d1d9a2f
d9793adb
e02a5070cdb23086
3ab26a60140e8476
Virus.Win32.
Sality.P
No 1, 16, 2,
2
1, 16, 2,
2
Taiwan N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
42

Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 August 2008 at 8:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable aecf4703dad32551
383bbc2c8539be03
913a46e9
49a2f9c2be41fffd
d02c37ff97a126f2
No 1, 13, 0,
0
1, 13, 0,
0
Germany
2 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 5b76eb2106495cd8
f7cfe7b24d360705
8ca2e67e
6f0aa3cc6b15a887
c3f3f598a9fe4546
No 1, 14, 2,
2
1, 14, 2,
2
United States
3 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 73406a5d1535a970
f68c9851bcd6f384
c044e31a
13e900065c24b13c
1978d9cb1e67a153
No 1.19.3.3 1.19.3.3 104.0.179.213/32
4 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable cd9b0838e0957eca
7725bbeb0c96a3a0
8b61801f
29c6401dabdef4c2
eebb350dfd32a518
No 1, 16, 2,
2
1, 16, 2,
2
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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