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

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2008 at 4:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 N/A Executable abbedb56afe58b76
b80732f42995f850
0334b604
b284e0f20811226b
c0211bf742247542
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 103eb322b363cf17
0f59c30494dd3455
67439b89
339fa0badb2a9b2b
70a850243e49ac9c
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 8d895d4c2d4ad452
b9f544f7ef9bbe8d
001b591e
3dba8648b69a3317
67ea487a7a01d9a8
Yes 5.0.0 5.0.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 2b589ba0e7af3118
2d47c92b57bbd31f
b79331e0
b6a214bacd0c5be4
5c4d093032dd884b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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