How to Remove “Matlab.exe”

Matlab.exe is an executable file developed by Mathworks Inc. It belongs to the software Matlab family of products or Matlab R2006a or Matlab R2006b or by Mathwork. Mathlab is a standalone application. It is usually located in c:\matlab701\bin\win32\'folder. The cyber criminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Matlab.exe to damage the software and hardware of the user's PC.

Affected platform: Windows OS

How to check if your system is affected by Matlab.exe?

Below are the following changes which ensure system is affected by Matlab.exe

  • Fluctuating internet connections.
  • Disabling of Task Manager.
  • Affecting the operating system.
  • Displaying unwanted popup adds.
  • Performance of the system will get affected.

 If you identify the following changes in the system it means that the system is affected by Matlab.exe. To confirm on the same go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the Matlab.exe and open the location, if the location is c:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder then the system is not affected by Matlab.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by Matlab.exe malware.

How to remove Matlab.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 March 2010 at 8:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 installer v2 Executable 07172549d92bdb1c
50cc657fe105672c
514be8c0
963f0304e5ba9442
34a9afc807f97e0f
Application.
Win32.Firser
iaInstaller.
RRB
Yes 3.1.10.4 3.1.5 France N/A
2 The MathWorks Inc. Executable fdad752cf682e1b4
1d7ad27cb5f347d7
5059b453
b2c5e2e9fd00bf0f
3c9fbedef920477a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.10.0.499 7.10.0.499 India N/A
3 The MathWorks Inc. Executable 2cc6d09d0c6c7ac5
e66f2370f96cccb2
2b04d62e
8cab0efdef4a7d8b
145d1bafda8f3b85
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.5.0.207 7.5.0.207 Russian Federation N/A
4 The MathWorks Inc. Executable baab614b9ec25cba
3f4fb31e5be2da3f
7a889d9a
bac167d9e027addd
230ac12c075fae6b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.7.0.259 7.7.0.259 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 June 2008 at 12:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 The MathWorks Inc. Executable fb7bfcd153552e8f
cbb74226c4cf6e89
1f03cf66
03cf1b5b85ede791
d0e7ce3a693740b5
No 6.0.0.1806
01
6.0.0.1806
01
Czech Republic
2 The MathWorks Inc. Executable 903dae02a62b00d6
e517c1b8b56ebc0a
a7c44dc2
27fffe9e700a7b7d
2b19d541281e3cbd
No 6.0.0.1806
01
6.0.0.1806
01
Czech Republic
3 N/A Executable 81a2b58ca65fcc43
253c1071148c12c6
f0ed7e6a
ee7ef8de53790595
c6b9598bb774e50b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 The MathWorks Inc. Executable da8f730cd7e41580
da4ac9bfaea4cda9
2218df10
e832b8f41f16c67d
eda11ad53e5d30db
No 7.0.0.1915
6a
7.0.0.1915
6a
China
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