How to Remove “cuteftp.exe”

What is cuteftp.exe?


cuteftp.exe is a legitimate file process also called as Globalscape CuteFTP developed by GlobalSCAPE Inc. It is associated with program Globalscape CuteFTP. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.

The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after cuteftp.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with cuteftp.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly
If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the cuteftp.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove cuteftp.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using cuteftp.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove cuteftp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 March 2012 at 11:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 751e456d6ee992b8
332a3e4330611a70
e8ffbe22
756e904fd66f6c44
0572aa5a69ef20cf
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 751e456d6ee992b8
332a3e4330611a70
e8ffbe22
756e904fd66f6c44
0572aa5a69ef20cf
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable 8da8c1c475b02dc9
ca6dd034fb324406
a79af99b
418326e26c94d240
92fba3718828d3ab
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 GlobalSCAPE Executable 5c601fe3ac255e7e
a3ae18e9eef0db39
cc4fe12a
0928502058e70910
3319677454830fe0
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2009 at 5:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 GlobalSCAPE, Inc. Executable 1d8497b3f31f7616
8eb2573efe60dcef
b3422e1d
f61bdfbaedff77de
19e3c4d9b695ea85
Yes 9.0.5.0007 9.0.5.0007 Internal Submission
2 GlobalSCAPE Texas, LP. Executable 2fba10890c8ec8cb
1583144fe8ddb6cb
5654d458
03cf62043307e144
c641b1932014ae74
No 8,0,3,0 8.0.3
Build
10.16.2006
.1
Internal Submission
3 GlobalSCAPE, Inc. Executable a114345682ee60d8
d1e4a41673836970
0e9fea53
2e4ca5e680ed3259
196b373a2a522fcf
Yes 8.3.3.0054 8.3.3.0054 Internal Submission
4 GlobalSCAPE, Inc. Executable 1d8497b3f31f7616
8eb2573efe60dcef
b3422e1d
f61bdfbaedff77de
19e3c4d9b695ea85
Yes 9.0.5.0007 9.0.5.0007 10.224.1.62/32
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