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 September 2008 at 8:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable 298e42025b8616e1
98dce8f425d36786
6e29898e
9404143be71e61e8
9894e549972ae147
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable 969d4ee143ad6970
e6621888ef46c281
13866c61
N/A Unclassified
Malware
Yes 2.5 2.5 Internal Submission N/A
3 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable ec8c7324470b1b38
e26afd44e28332bc
5769c467
N/A Unclassified
Malware
No 2.3.14.102 2.3.14.102 Canada N/A
4 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable db193d4713d32828
79fe2bf5bf537cec
ecaf6983
2428ee1e96c110f3
18b5fd6d855ff74f
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.5.4.0 2.5 Internal Submission 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 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d22889712d44c11e
9fc4d0c11f0438e6
ae580654
f73552c0fe548d86
8053c7e2082a6cc3
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Internal Submission
3 BluePenguin Software Inc. Executable ecff7613de76e38c
9093ffe0c7d5694a
2f467d9b
24eaf186174f6591
c6cebe00a2ef0ebf
Yes 2.5.9.7 2.5 United Kingdom
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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