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Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 1, 2011
November 2, 2011 1:34:34 AM
Also Known As:
OSX/Miner-D [Sophos], Backdoor:OSX/DevilRobber.A [F-Secure]
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.Coinbitminer is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 1, 2011 revision 039
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 1, 2011 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 3, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 2, 2011
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door.


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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