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: 10 March 2019 at 6:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f922b8e6654e7cc2
ab3a4d4c8beda304
bc7690e5
7a355632d554a5cb
de12681decc00694
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Saudi Arabia N/A
2 N/A Executable 0705a01abfbe4b98
e5c7ce44d01c59f2
dd542512
b894af35fe852cae
0e211dece090ba60
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 N/A Executable 066baa801cc697ab
83d7758207322c84
f43f1199
ed3d3759f1a6a512
faf2134e19317b52
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 June 2010 at 7:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 60d327ae70ca7ddf
93a5d14412be3b21
493172c2
c83c031e79b4610f
1ce6810c3af3e749
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 1dde9323099aaa36
756b3de81e28042f
e806cf6b
39a6b869cf98f37c
0e3b6f1a569af9db
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 2eb223bb5826f222
07815715549ac0ff
908264a2
59ca59825391bc71
efd426819bf91b7f
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
4 N/A Executable e0d04f271e267a1e
0bbdc02d9b7ed333
b19e0d44
7f10ccaa4a61d8c6
27a7cf64381e41eb
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.22.229/32
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