putty.exe – Here is the scoop on PuTTY as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is putty.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of PuTTY?
putty.exe (PuTTY) – Details
The process called putty.exe is the main executable for the free Telnet/SSH client program PuTTY. If you are using PuTTY, this process will appear in the process list. Putty.exe is not required for your system to work correctly and so can be terminated if you are not using it.
putty.exe is an application that does NOT appear to be a security risk
Our process monitor database currently registers putty.exe to PuTTY.
This is part of PuTTY Telnet/SSH Client.
PUTTY.EXE – Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct information for putty.exe or PUTTY. Many spyware / malware programs use filenames of usual, non-malware programs. If we have included information about putty.exe that is inaccurate, we would greatly appreciate your help by leaving a comment with the correct information below and we’ll do our best to correct it.
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