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  3. PUA.JScoinminer


November 3, 2017 3:07:07 AM
Potentially Unwanted App
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PUA.JScoinminer is a detection for a JavaScript cryptocurrency miner that runs in web browsers.

Note: Users that have been impacted by PUA.JScoinminer have seen some success by using the Trojan.Kotver fixtool to clean up their system. It is recommended that you download the tool and run it if you are continuing to have problems.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 15, 2017 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 18, 2018 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 16, 2017 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 18, 2018 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 20, 2017
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza

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