How to Remove “sniffer.exe”

What is sniffer.exe?

sniffer.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Network Associates, Inc. This process is known as Sniffer Application and it belongs to Sniffer Application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of sniffer.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by sniffer.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the sniffer.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from sniffer.exe malware?

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Step 7: If the system is infected with sniffer.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove sniffer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 February 2009 at 9:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable fb61a6a2bdb74077
b8b373cff4060d8c
6e92114a
08f38bbaba708df6
cb94ea18314cbcac
TrojWare.Win
32.Rootkit.K
ryptik.ALAY
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 MaRiO Executable 6100e16aa1b809f1
56070b23f7ac68ed
274bad3a
570025972ba7aab3
b2dacf5a7f3e7776
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.05.0001 1.05.0001 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 MaRiO Executable a727fc912709d105
9aa2ec8cbcfc9820
de2c4b2a
d0f31bb294b678e8
fb307ee9d713b4f5
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.05.0001 1.05.0001 United States N/A
4 MaRiO Executable fa82e307d2c95336
d3ea2df68c57a059
677457a2
68e4fea4400b2922
091dfd8c4fff63d8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.05.0001 1.05.0001 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 September 2008 at 12:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 80dfe5ea4d856d65
0655772dd147a052
799d5270
e00dee4ddbfc02ae
16137e988f6fc33b
No 2.6.2.2 2.6 10.224.1.22/32
2 N/A Executable 80dfe5ea4d856d65
0655772dd147a052
799d5270
e00dee4ddbfc02ae
16137e988f6fc33b
No 2.6.2.2 2.6 Internal Submission
3 Ufasoft Executable d27c70126eb1df3b
246df24ac6304243
a772b84b
eee52f719a6dd4db
1291611ae7275c22
No 2, 9, 2,
50
2.9 United States
4 N/A Executable 55caad9c4090e374
da6567721920d4a5
be04d127
3be96c2dfbd7e8aa
8335132271e4284b
No N/A N/A United States
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