How to Remove “php.exe”

What is php.exe?


php.exe is a legitimate file. It is also called PHP Thread Safe Command Line Interface and developed by the Php Group.Since it is very useful file for php developer and it is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Common Files.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as php.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the php.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the Open.exe to check the location, if the location is  C:\Program Files\Common Files, then the system is not affected by php.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by php.exe malware.
 
How to remove the php.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the software for virus protection.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick virus scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the php.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 March 2018 at 6:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 93c869266a28c540
236654b07783aec6
064a1822
eb14336da5db6ac2
905f5942afeb9191
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 154.66.58.207/32 N/A
2 The PHP Group Executable fc5d1e73897d596d
59fa16da663870ea
5b443224
7596c846d0fd40fb
642f0ee3afbea797
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 5.3.1 5.3.1 Indonesia N/A
3 The PHP Group Executable 6a68e454105f1e40
4b4b3b494e68c99a
8e4916b0
bc7711e3fb92bd11
1f51a6a63f1c236b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.2.5 7.2.5 176.221.121.148/32 N/A
4 The PHP Group Executable 63aa13702a632989
d8cf00fba60563e4
f8eaa3de
0becf250e534cb99
1f704e009d1b1e7a
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.6.25 5.6.25 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2009 at 6:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 The PHP Group Executable 7e399d6fe85c0bc0
52973bcfbbba8738
8a807c68
4850bb9796663b27
144c603f8b027f10
No 7.2.5 7.2.5 10.100.19.19/32
2 The PHP Group Executable 3d59200b6133c249
d9c3939373660c73
63384620
811a3e3221db51eb
888b1db4296190c7
No 7.0.29 7.0.29 104.254.245.229/32
3 The PHP Group Executable 8e32e718a6a383f0
2c851d20640d0e82
7a013838
e00051c2981596ed
6ea10421311ba9a0
No 7.1.16 7.1.16 10.108.51.150/32
4 The PHP Group Executable ce81eff19025fc87
e3e4d49796be95b8
b6d45e77
b838dfda5aa5bd3e
f9a61b74247280d4
No 5.3.13 5.3.13 United States
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