Aliases: BAT/Miner.A (Command) BAT/Miner.BA (AVG) Trojan.BAT.Miner.i (Kaspersky) W32/Miner.A (Norman) BAT_MINER.LEX (Trend Micro) Bitcoin Miner (Sophos) W32/Miner.A.dropper (Norman)
Trojan:BAT/MineBicoin.B is a batch script that runs another program which results in the mining of Bitcoins, a decentralized digital currency.
Learn more about this type of threat: Invisible resource thieves: The increasing threat of cryptocurrency miners
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
Use cloud protection
Use cloud protection to help guard against the latest malware threats. It’s turned on by default for Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender Antivirus for Windows 10.
Go to Settings > Update & security > Windows Defender > Windows Defender Security Center > Virus & threat protection> Virus & threat protection settings, and make sure that your Cloud-based Protection settings is turned On.