How to Remove “ccProxy.exe”

What is ccProxy.exe?


Originally developed by Symantec, ccProxy.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as  Symantec Network Proxy  that is associated with software Client and Host Security Platform.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

ccProxy.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after ccProxy.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ccProxy.exe malware?

If your system is affected by ccProxy.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • ccProxy.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove ccProxy.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove ccProxy.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 December 2010 at 9:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7b19472e0a6639ac
aa3e5caa5e2f54e8
3ee95ff8
fea144eb0049d06d
f4c3f8d9d81567bf
ApplicUnwnt No 6, 5, 0, 0 6, 5, 0, 0 United States N/A
2 Youngzsoft Executable 97e179a73403d83f
ee9693b68f750f98
d2793d1c
9e8c150e86c78dc3
2345fd85c03c7f4b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 6821e6f5ef35db7f
81906baff04c453d
80e70fdc
79119e441d47f9b4
a841fe25d0f4834b
Unclassified
Malware
No 6, 5, 0, 0 6, 5, 0, 0 Internal Submission N/A
4 Youngzsoft Executable 4c6765438527ca77
d4cbcbbad3d758d3
d16fbe12
cb744520f301681f
47b1e311c9ca082b
Application.
Win32.ProxyS
erver.~A
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 Sweden N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
10

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2009 at 10:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Youngzsoft Executable 13264c4b287bbd19
3e89859b52267458
d5f8e53c
d9346c60d8ae40b9
cb7108c503378577
No 7, 3, 0, 0 7, 3, 0, 0 United States
2 Youngzsoft Executable 4697350c87dd4e6d
7f2b262629322de7
5969fb8b
e7ef1acce4bdf78a
74cb7eb25330e120
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 United States
3 Symantec Corporation Executable d4af0f62d4e80725
9327492a01ce4adc
32f68026
122acfd2af6b0dc7
d2bf796364e9c265
Yes 104.0.5.3 104.0.5.3 United States
4 Youngzsoft Executable 4697350c87dd4e6d
7f2b262629322de7
5969fb8b
e7ef1acce4bdf78a
74cb7eb25330e120
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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