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PUA.Bitcoinminer

Updated:
June 8, 2015 11:42:49 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows
When the program is executed, it may be dropped as one of the following files:
  • %CurrentFolder%\bitcoin-miner.exe
  • %CurrentFolder%\conhost.exe
  • %CurrentFolder%\mamita.exe
  • %CurrentFolder%\svchost.exe
  • %CurrentFolder%\taskmgr.exe
  • %CurrentFolder%\x30811.exe


Note: This is not an exhaustive list.

The program may then use the computer's resources to generate bitcoin blocks and send them to a remote location without the user's consent.
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