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: 01 October 2018 at 6:40 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 N/A Executable 6c5528fa6124195f
d57d7241e235fb85
4bc8ce47
eb89eb0bee22c7ee
10805c41e162b175
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 602652283823de1c
6f8650179ca4c4ea
500f3960
d439e72757fbb4d4
bf53db86b52d0d85
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
4 The PHP Group Executable 5ca0d33b48053a7d
623522db598645f5
926aaa09
fa3cd2e4a806fd62
5fc2beffa2c69ab3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.2.8.8 5.2.8 103.83.198.10/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2009 at 5:39 pm
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 69d47fe8401506cc
a9b5446e9c50ef0a
590d5e4b
773cfe107fff37bd
a5b05dafd90f14a0
No 5.5.12 5.5.12 10.224.25.96/32
3 The PHP Group Executable 90340dfa2ed422c9
49927af9716a1343
4487868e
6e29caf8b31b4856
f43dbf1669ac6fc4
No 7.1.10 7.1.10 10.224.25.58/32
4 The PHP Group Executable df8bcb91e7017a9c
a8e3325cdf593837
2020e5eb
729d23481d1882e8
fbee9cec27b94116
No 5.6.28 5.6.28 United States
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