What is “WinRAR.exe”
WinRAR.exe is a legitimate file, it is also known as WinRAR Archiver and it belongs to Alexander Roshal. It is used to compress the bunch files into single archive file. It is commonly store in C:\Program files\Winrar. The malware programmers write malicious programs and name it as WinRAR.exe to spread the infection via internet.
 
Affected OS/Platform: Windows 
 
How to find if the system is affected by WinRAR.exe  malware
 
Dont download the winrar.exe from unrecognized websites, if you download the software from those websites, you can end downloading a software that might be infected by malware.  So download winrar.exe file from recognized websites. When the system perfomance is very low, or if it redirects to strange websites and if you are getting annonying popup ads, proceed to check the task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the winrar.exe file, then process and go to the path, if the path is C:\Program files\Winrar.exe then the system is safe and secure, if it is located somewhere else then the system is affected by winrar.exe malware.   
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 September 2010 at 3:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 430cf5520996ec23
397c6ea65b47dd9c
edc6f1b1
435884caa6406a3e
1b88e973c5924c47
Backdoor.Win
32.Kykyshka.
adw
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 10:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable abbedb56afe58b76
b80732f42995f850
0334b604
b284e0f20811226b
c0211bf742247542
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 3491810679e675e3
9ccaee52e4a67e81
3baf65bf
b2de56c3775ea225
58817885ab20d5e2
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 61f9aa4b2bcbc4fd
6b6fabf51ca1245a
c8ddbf99
ea7a5cdd5bbb4b30
24b40ab5aad2cbd1
No 3.62 N/A Internal Submission
4 Alexander Roshal Executable e43f693f19314c3e
211c11df6b068fcd
efb4db71
62b28844af571227
2f86acdce7d22b3f
Yes 5.20.4 5.20.4 Internal Submission
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