How to Remove “safensec.exe”

What is safensec.exe?


Originally developed by S.N.Safe&Software, safensec.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as SafenSoft Enterprise and it belongs to SafenSoft Client Module. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. safensec.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after safensec.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


If your system is affected by safensec.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:
  • safensec.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites
To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove safensec.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove safensec.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.
The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 March 2010 at 3:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d4cff5987c7b5a21
3592b51b5c34e5b6
9d6b5778
ca32ca784b2eb3ab
59d7463313b90c54
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~NGE
No N/A N/A 176.98.73.40/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable d4cff5987c7b5a21
3592b51b5c34e5b6
9d6b5778
ca32ca784b2eb3ab
59d7463313b90c54
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~NGE
No N/A N/A Belarus N/A
3 N/A Executable d4cff5987c7b5a21
3592b51b5c34e5b6
9d6b5778
ca32ca784b2eb3ab
59d7463313b90c54
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~NGE
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 December 2008 at 9:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 StarForce Executable 47aaf890b304df6c
34d2aa369f4ef9cc
ebc91167
834fdc46a323184c
0e8d8b99812f3990
Yes 2, 0,
0,107
2, 0, 0,
24
Internal Submission
2 S.N.Safe&Software Executable bcb3d6ad4392528f
93e9ecc0d2fe3add
aa1a88ee
f8666411d69a0e7f
8f111247ac94988b
Yes 3.0.0.4547 3.0.0.4547 Internal Submission
3 S.N.Safe&Software Executable 763c5e868859f253
9b504289dfa8755d
862932cc
39b76e90357ec73d
5e458ab201768088
Yes 2.5.0.3119 2.5.0.3119 Internal Submission
4 StarForce Executable fb31f0bfe7da27de
ec727a59efff1806
4951459b
58035213d484413b
619efd2566dd4b68
No 1, 0, 0,
12
1, 0, 0,
24
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 

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