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: 30 November 2014 at 12:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Simon Tatham Executable 00dec7317310b53d
99c8244e378c72a6
af8b570e
f90fc714685e39e7
9201d2178905207f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No Release
0.63
Release
0.63
Colombia N/A
2 Simon Tatham Executable 1bf90a749e484c91
a5a27ea89b5866f8
df880d91
6754d87c95e2ffb3
6be94e7a4d8a9ac6
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes Release
0.70
Release
0.70
105.235.218.250/32 N/A
3 Simon Tatham Executable ec09f0cc118f7265
cd213c0bebbfe364
7e80695b
156c166332b60988
4ad382faf03d82b7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No Release
0.60
Release
0.60
Philippines N/A
4 Simon Tatham Executable 370281703ad6d556
b3ddafc5ef7cf80b
3861fafa
f2b4f5131eae6923
b20cbfe3410ae4b0
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes Release
0.70
Release
0.70
105.235.218.250/32 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 44ac2504a02af84e
e142adaa3ea70b86
8185906f
7a0dfc5353ff6de7
de0208a29fa2ffc9
No Release
0.63
Release
0.63
10.108.55.52/32
2 Simon Tatham Executable 6c7ea23ca3b61fe4
a5c88acd7132079a
6c292e80
f9120481520d8202
fa0a02dfdb575ba7
No Release
0.64
Release
0.64
United States
3 Simon Tatham Executable af3bd3c6da245661
c6adfc45d9dae973
1bd68c26
800d0d39122616a4
4c71d7abb44df093
No Release
0.62.1,
GNS3 Build
Release
0.62.1,
GNS3 Build
10.108.51.203/32
4 Simon Tatham Executable 1083245ac66d4261
f526d18d4eac79a7
dbd72989
ba78410702f0cc84
53da1afbb2a8b670
Yes Release
0.67
Release
0.67
United Kingdom
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