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: 11 July 2008 at 2:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 1b846431777d8daf
dbcd687316cf50eb
9848ca14
f1a9485efe96fd2e
18715dc9875be386
Application.
Win32.Server
Proxy.CCProx
y.6601
No 6, 5, 0, 0 6, 5, 0, 0 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 9bcb2ebf5fc6147b
74f7c33c48c9a913
25d1cec8
8c9ce4b1314145da
74bd8a3850f3a21f
Unclassified
Malware
No 6, 5, 0, 0 6, 5, 0, 0 United States N/A
3 Youngzsoft Executable 4650066fbca616ef
2204e80a3bc09c5c
e160b5e2
313949d1632966a0
c13d1434bbc97770
Unclassified
Malware
No 6, 6, 2, 0 6, 6, 2, 0 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 1b846431777d8daf
dbcd687316cf50eb
9848ca14
f1a9485efe96fd2e
18715dc9875be386
Application.
Win32.Server
Proxy.CCProx
y.6601
No 6, 5, 0, 0 6, 5, 0, 0 China N/A
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5

Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 March 2010 at 7:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Youngzsoft Executable 4697350c87dd4e6d
7f2b262629322de7
5969fb8b
e7ef1acce4bdf78a
74cb7eb25330e120
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 United States
2 Youngzsoft Executable 4697350c87dd4e6d
7f2b262629322de7
5969fb8b
e7ef1acce4bdf78a
74cb7eb25330e120
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 China
3 Youngzsoft Executable bd44d19c72d182d8
0f96a39f5ce9381b
861cb130
90681e43359f4dd1
7a61ba564b59c43f
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 Internal Submission
4 Youngzsoft Executable 4697350c87dd4e6d
7f2b262629322de7
5969fb8b
e7ef1acce4bdf78a
74cb7eb25330e120
No 6, 6, 4, 0 6, 6, 4, 0 Internal Submission
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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