VBS/CoinMiner [Threat Name] go to Threat

VBS/CoinMiner.AC [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 1558 B
Detection created Sep 09, 2013
Detection database version 8780
Aliases VBS/Downloader.Agent (AVG)
  Trojan.Downloader.JQED (BitDefender)
Short description

VBS/CoinMiner.AC is a trojan that uses the hardware resources of the infected computer for mining the Bitcoin digital currency.

Installation

The trojan is usually a part of other malware.


The trojan does not create any copies of itself.

Other information

The trojan uses the hardware resources of the infected computer for mining the Bitcoin digital currency.


The trojan executes the following files:

  • %windir%\­inf\­%exename%\­%exename%.exe -o %url% -u %login% -p %password%

A string with variable content is used instead of %exename%, %url%, %login%, %password% .


Configuration is stored in the following file:

  • c:\­windows\­inf\­%mawlwarefilename%.inf

Trojan requires the OpenCL (Open Computing Language) to run.

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