- Annoying Pop-up's
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
- System crashes
There are a lot of computer threats around, ready to steal your information and damage your computer to the point of no return. Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B turns out to be one of these threats. Just as its name says, it is a Trojan, and it means that in this particular case it does not have an interface and it is very hard to tell the exact moment when you get infected with this parasite. Perhaps, Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B came with some other program you have installed in your computer or perhaps it was simply downloaded automatically after you clicked on a link to a suspicious site. Keep in mind, that a lot of types of malware do not need your permission to install itself onto your computer, so you need to be extremely careful when you browse the internet as to avoid websites of dubious content.
Since Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B does not have an interface, one of the ways to make sure that you have been infected is to check your Windows Task Manager for processes related to this Trojan. These are KB1601515.exe, shift.exe, wins.exe and wuT.exe. Judging from the attributes of these files, it is possible to say what kind of damage Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B can cause. And you are not the only one – this Trojan has been detected all over the world, in such countries as Spain, Turkey, South Africa and Peru.
To put it simply, Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B has properties of a system backdoor and malware dropper, which means when you get infected with this Trojan, your system becomes exposed to further damage by other types of malware. It also breeches your privacy by reading your email addresses and phonebook details which might be saved in your address book. Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B runs in the background avoiding the detection by security products, which also implies that it might have a rootkit or two, which are there in your registry, inserted to conceal the malware from your sight.
This is exactly the reason why you should invest in a powerful security tool to remove Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B for good. Getting rid of rootkits and files related to the Trojan on your own might be too much of a task for you, and so you should resort to automatic removal. Not to mention that the security tool of your choice will safeguard your system against other Trojans in the future.
How to manually remove Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B
Files associated with Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B infection:
Trojan:BAT/CoinMiner.B processes to kill: