How to Remove “putty.exe”

What is putty.exe?


putty.exe is a legitimate file known for its SSH, Telnet and Rlogin Client processes. It is developed by PuTTY Tray, a terminal emulator website. Its location in a computer is C:\Program Files\Common Files by default. Malware programmers create files with malicious codes and name them after putty.exe in an attempt to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


If your PC is infected with putty.exe, you will either have your internet browser redirecting you involuntarily to irrelevant websites, or you will notice putty.exe using too much CPU space. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible putty.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files\Common Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove the putty.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 antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick 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 putty.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 January 2018 at 8:15 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9c930ee306446556
d22b5469a8c5943a
56e7197f
b29bfe0978cdeab5
a09b8ab31eadbaf1
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Belgium N/A
2 N/A Executable cde1ab1f3bea2dba
32c1cd711e4180bb
63ad9adb
02e17aa6efb1ea5d
aae2fdbd50def92d
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.QJF
No N/A N/A 196.134.15.78/32 N/A
3 Simon Tatham Executable 00dec7317310b53d
99c8244e378c72a6
af8b570e
f90fc714685e39e7
9201d2178905207f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No Release
0.63
Release
0.63
Colombia N/A
4 N/A Executable ba9450f123692a8d
cf382d1bd2cd2646
1a472df7
4563114be6718949
632a02f040e1bb83
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 July 2008 at 11:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Simon Tatham Executable ae7734e7a54353ab
13ecba780ed62344
332fbc6f
9bb6826905965c13
be1c84cc0ff83f42
No Release
0.60
Release
0.60
10.0.17.142/32
2 Simon Tatham Executable ae7734e7a54353ab
13ecba780ed62344
332fbc6f
9bb6826905965c13
be1c84cc0ff83f42
No Release
0.60
Release
0.60
10.0.17.142/32
3 Simon Tatham Executable cee78603c610a747
b629767e7c486f89
9a0310b4
d5ad2a9c671ccc8d
f62d4ea6de158d43
No Release
0.66
Release
0.66
United States
4 Simon Tatham Executable 89c19274ad51b6fb
d12fb59908316088
c1135307
a3ccfd0aa0b17fd2
3aa9fd0d84b86c05
No Release
0.62
Release
0.62
United States
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