How to Remove “spyzooka.exe”

What is spyzooka.exe?

Originally developed by BluePenguin Software, Inc, spyzooka.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as SpyZooka and it belongs to SpyZooka. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

spyzooka.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after spyzooka.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by spyzooka.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • spyzooka.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 spyzooka.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove spyzooka.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: 04 July 2009 at 2:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable 984b99353fc55342
ffff11e0a252576d
5e577733
2482da40de647deb
1e8aea9df9b6a6b9
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.5.6.2 2.5 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 December 2008 at 2:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable dea0f8847f53eea0
1e831e4405b54ab1
ac346111
e59e5616394e99a3
b4bde5c7ae4f7c43
Yes 2.5.9.6 2.5 10.224.1.22/32
2 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable dea0f8847f53eea0
1e831e4405b54ab1
ac346111
e59e5616394e99a3
b4bde5c7ae4f7c43
Yes 2.5.9.6 2.5 Internal Submission
3 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable 889aaa07541772ee
a3dc2c5413a91dbf
34367d2f
e043e8e808a7ddba
7e709337eab38420
Yes 2.5.8.2 2.5 United States
4 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable 1ea9ffc44097b975
19596403f25fde3e
a7d6ea57
45d91fd2c96fec70
8bbe466e73b86844
No 2.4.10.112 2.4.10.112 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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