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Bitcoinminer

Updated:
September 12, 2011 1:54:24 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 12, 2011 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 27, 2014 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 12, 2011 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 28, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 14, 2011
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