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PUA.Zcashminer

Updated:
December 13, 2016 2:20:09 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
Zcashminer
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.Zcashminer is a potentially unwanted application that uses the computer to mine the cryptocurrency Zerocash.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 13, 2016 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 1, 2017 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 13, 2016 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 1, 2017 revision 038
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 2016
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2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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