How to Remove “Perl.exe”

What is Perl.exe?


Perl.exe is a legitimate file. It is also called Perl Command Line Interpreter It is developed by software ActivePerl. Since it is very useful to block the spam from our inbox and it is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Common Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as perl.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with perl.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 perl.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 C:\Program Files\Common Files, then the system is not affected by perl.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by perl.exe malware, if this found in C:\windows\system32 then system is in high risk.
 
How to remove the perl.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 perl.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2018 at 9:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 97f9e81068a1728d
f75b6619f9f09f77
b2b82d05
bcc042e9903fc912
3bd2390058434c4b
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Zimbabwe N/A
2 N/A Executable e48517e138918b3a
4ac719fda077dbfc
b360282c
06dcf0c60965a2d5
dbe14050b88acd51
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Colombia N/A
3 N/A Executable 99cd65ef17e051f6
b9158abdf9d36d9e
e7cbb359
2b46907999b22b40
474791a393ab8da7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A 168.227.34.99/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable a4dc336ad9a33137
a5a8fc63465d3ec7
76346090
5c9dbb9d02f9e380
a1a4e7260843504e
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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36

Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 January 2009 at 12:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ActiveState Executable b517cf52d8e42dd4
3e8812ee6fa8f96b
5c4121ee
ce4c06527ce7ef2c
68a0bc813d2c2256
No 5,12,2,120
2
Build 1202
[293621]
United States
2 N/A Executable 1980fe59b66467d6
8c3193b759aa892a
1be711b0
393a5f5e5c80b4b2
de0dfd8d41f8aa02
Yes 5.10.1 5.10.1 United States
3 N/A Executable 44b7ebe3797efa3e
9953570b5f3113fb
36973ac3
833998cc078994fb
2ee514529f5a3bc3
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
4 ActiveState Executable ab1fe3d717de14a0
3baf8d9ffcad2c9d
6346e4e7
d1bc0bf08123e976
58e79a1b1a5563fc
No 5,8,8,816 Build 816
[255195]
United States
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