How to Remove “WSCStub.exe”

What is WSCStub.exe?

WSCStub.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as WSCStub. It belongs to Symantec Shared Component, developed by Symantec Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as WSCStub.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with WSCStub.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with WSCStub.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • WSCStub.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible WSCStub.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 September 2009 at 12:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 538d76020d08e416
ea21e8104ccf9402
bd6b5ed7
e98cc68f35ff7cd9
72245ab1bf027dd9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.5.0.32 15.5 Malaysia N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable a611b1a9872f14f6
e94b0ce44162f4a4
7efcd681
308da4612c0dc0ab
1516492449d678ac
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 16.5.0.134 16.5 Georgia N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 643efb16195e996d
de1771bc3bc8bfe4
b7692acf
68471612a57c005d
f4aeff19385f20ca
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 17.0.0.136 17.0 Vietnam N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 887c7ab1bc4d72b7
f3ec47240f01637e
b3187afe
0d44916ce654150e
26e8abc2090869c0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.5.0.32 15.5 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 March 2009 at 11:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 7478b1b7c258e677
4433b44110189720
1c007674
9b54f1a6bf873fc4
3e9eac7a6518e018
Yes 19.10.0.16 19.10 United States
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 137c03f0be2dc456
21d88f80da7d9b83
0b264f5b
9be1550f2da64499
e5f30d717ace5acb
Yes 16.7.2.11 16.7 United States
3 Symantec Corporation Executable a142851af586dbda
d1b16fe3e9b33c9c
047e100c
4bbded0ea09c8a38
93cbfa834e8c5905
Yes 16.0.0.125 16.0 Germany
4 Symantec Corporation Executable da2d485f7073e68b
1ebfa90d9303b8ec
b2a1d03a
c2f89e42ae41b539
6bdfa68506b8a860
Yes 17.6.0.32 17.6 Russian Federation
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