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: 23 July 2018 at 10:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 The PHP Group Executable f813eb2ef7a0766d
31a1be75f52df42f
e8dacb22
d520736d8fe4d660
68e63ccb2eaf66fc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.4.8.8 4.4.8 Indonesia N/A
2 The PHP Group Executable 636139834d75a33f
0b2dfa6ce7a21fa2
06c67f7c
65ee44678c4b99cc
e69477eda3e1fa7c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.1.1 7.1.1 105.104.113.81/32 N/A
3 The PHP Group Executable 47b724157d33e43b
344d53f4ee1687e2
60efd6e8
4cfe1e917bb57746
82aa54fd8802e903
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.6.30 5.6.30 105.104.113.81/32 N/A
4 The PHP Group Executable de24a8115ab586ec
c02af517a2d321f1
1d8668b1
8e7d987f5a2834aa
58186988654d9abf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.6.30 5.6.30 103.255.6.2/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 March 2009 at 11:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 The PHP Group Executable 0de2289c57ffeca1
bfcc74c3de11b4c4
f17fab96
21b1bebb5012529b
b4729badc8d66b86
No 7.2.11 7.2.11 United States
2 The PHP Group Executable 3d7f8428bbc52e5f
5fb5dc936b57c307
2e047355
a30d1538085f6fa6
3cca863c6f24cc94
No 7.2.1 7.2.1 United States
3 The PHP Group Executable 32cfce5ada16dbe5
b04fcc0d0828c57e
d91aa1ae
2d58dc9f56746210
83c1527437b64e53
No 7.2.8 7.2.8 United States
4 The PHP Group Executable e36282e6ed24c88b
3b96e1cda3ea3491
4cabd978
16d2298f2cd28bfd
f26deb60139e6a35
Yes 5.6.24 5.6.24 10.224.25.44/32
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