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PUA.Bitcoinminer

Updated:
June 8, 2015 11:42:49 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Behavior

PUA.Bitcoinminer is a potentially unwanted application that may use a computer's resources to generate bitcoin blocks.

Note: Definitions prior to June 8, 2015 may detect this threat as Bitcoinminer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 27, 2015 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 12, 2011 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 27, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 14, 2011
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