Threat Encyclopedia

ANDROIDOS_CHMINER.A

Publish date: March 13, 2018

PLATFORM:

Android

OVERALL RISK RATING:
DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
REPORTED INFECTION:
SYSTEM IMPACT RATING:
INFORMATION EXPOSURE:

  • Threat Type:Coinminer

  • Destructiveness:Yes

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

OVERVIEW

Rapid spreading Miner botnet

This Coinminer arrives as a component bundled with malware/grayware packages.

It uses the system's central processing unit (CPU) and/or graphical processing unit (GPU) resources to mine cryptocurrency.

TECHNICAL DETAILS

File Size:

46526 bytes

Memory Resident:

Yes

Arrival Details

This Coinminer arrives as a component bundled with malware/grayware packages.

Other Details

This Coinminer uses the system's central processing unit (CPU) and/or graphical processing unit (GPU) resources to mine cryptocurrency. This behavior makes the system run abnormally slow.

SOLUTION

Minimum Scan Engine:

9.850

Step 1

Remove unwanted apps on your Android mobile device

[ Learn More ]

Step 2

Trend Micro Mobile Security Solution

Trend Micro Mobile Security Personal Edition protects Android and iOS smartphones and tablets from malicious and Trojanized applications. It blocks access to malicious websites, increase device performance, and protects your mobile data. You may download the Trend Micro Mobile Security apps from the following sites:


Did this description help? Tell us how we did.

Featured Stories

 

connect with us on

facebook youtube linkedin feed