The file SMSVCHOST.EXE is identified as a virus dropper.
The dropper SMSVCHOST.EXE is used for downloading and installing other malware, Trojans, viruses by the commands received from the Command Center.
The file SMSVCHOST.EXE loads into the computer memory and tries to connect to the dangerous web site.
Usually the SMSVCHOST.EXE dropper does not infect the files on the computer and does not replicate itself on other computers.
Kill the SMSVCHOST.EXE process and delete the file SMSVCHOST.EXE.
Malware Analysis of SMSVCHOST.EXE
Full path on a computer: %SysDir%\SMSvcHost.exe
Detected by UnHackMe:
Item Name: AhnLab V3Lite Update Process
Related File: %SYSDIR%\SMSVCHOST.EXE
Type: Registry Run
Removal Results: Success
Number of reboot: 1
SMSVCHOST.EXE is known as:
- MD5: 7117c1b1338579125849a980b7768a02
- HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\AhnLab V3Lite Update Process: “%SysDir%\SMSvcHost.exe”
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