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OSX.Coinminer - Removal

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 11, 2018
Updated:
February 13, 2018 9:13:03 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Mac
The following instructions pertain to all current and recent Symantec antivirus products for Mac.
  1. Update the virus definitions.
  2. Run a full system scan and repair or delete all the files detected.
For specific details on each of these steps, read the following instructions.

1. To update the virus definitions
To obtain the most recent virus definitions run LiveUpdate: These virus definitions are posted to the LiveUpdate servers regularly. To determine whether definitions for this threat are available by LiveUpdate, refer to the Virus Definitions (LiveUpdate).

2. To scan for and delete the infected files
  • Start your Norton AntiVirus or Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac program and make sure that it is configured to scan all files.
  • Run a full system scan.
  • If any files are detected, click Repair (if available) or Delete.
Writeup By: Muhammad Hasib Latif

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