How to Remove “Openssl.exe”

What is Openssl.exe?


Openssl.exe is a legitimate file. It is also known as open ssl application and it belongs to Apache Software Foundation.  It is commonly stored in sub folder of  file C:\Programes\Apache. Since it is a very essential file for all websites, the malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as openssl.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the Open.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the Open.exe to check the location, if the location is a sub folder of  C:\Programes\Apache then the system is not affected by openssl.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by openssl.exe malware. 
 
How to remove the Openssl.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
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 the Openssl.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 November 2018 at 9:22 pm
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Name
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Product
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a94997ea5ef158c8
56965eff
a78fb1f4c16b38a9
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
2 The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/ Executable 22695136778432ed
278fc8994603780a
1e646eac
ec4a6e496c63b985
039aca61ff0a27a7
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 0.9.8l 0.9.8l Indonesia N/A
3 N/A Executable dfe87626a545d05d
f4b836d82a631fc1
d38d9ce4
835b0861bf1ae3e9
f17eb57f2c7472a3
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 April 2013 at 8:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable a3ab87cfe0ccb70f
5104101e75d83df7
78a5f6c0
8828d536b44fafd3
d583e1343762385e
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 61fbebfe2c63a646
01c6349515a4401b
689bb0f4
930b7939e1431909
9a0fd5ee23169627
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable b7781805e888e973
97f727599d1fc7e8
075b4651
a7cfa6eaae72446b
8260540cfc50b5eb
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 1dde9323099aaa36
756b3de81e28042f
e806cf6b
39a6b869cf98f37c
0e3b6f1a569af9db
No N/A N/A United States
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