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  4. Audit: JSCoinminer Download 3

Audit: JSCoinminer Download 3

Severity: Low

This attack poses a minor threat. Corrective action may not be possible or is not required.

Description

This signature detects cryptocurrency mining activity on the infected machine.

Additional Information

Coin-miners are potentially unwanted application that may use a computer's resources to generate crypto-currency coin blocks.

Affected

  • Various Windows Platforms.

Response

Unless otherwise known, any unintended coin-miner Activity in this network traffic should be treated as Malicious. Actions should be taken to suspend and audit the communication and potentially block this network Activity from further communication.

If you want to block this traffic, refer following link:
https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.HOWTO80883.html
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