OSX.Miner.XMRig!g1

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Updated: July 27, 2018 3:04:17 PM
Type: Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length: Varies
Risk Impact: Low
Systems Affected: Mac

Behavior

OSX.Miner.XMRig!g1 is a heuristic detection used to detect risks associated with the Miner.XMRig family.

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For Norton users
Protection against the Coinminer malware

For business users
Coinminer protection and removal with Symantec Endpoint Protection

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 23, 2018
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 23, 2018
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 23, 2018 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 27, 2018 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 25, 2018

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Technical Description

OSX.Miner.XMRig!g1 is a heuristic detection used to detect risks associated with the Miner.XMRig family.

Files that are detected as OSX.Miner.XMRig!g1 are considered a risk. If you have reason to believe that your files are incorrectly detected by Symantec products, you can submit them to Symantec Security Response for further analysis.


Removal

OSX.Miner.XMRig!g1