Published Dec 07, 2006 | Updated Oct 12, 2017

Trojan:JS/Miner.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

This threat is a script malware hosted on malicious websites. When the said websites are accessed, this script malware attempts to download and execute a file from the same web server.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

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 and make sure that your Cloud-based Protection settings is turned On

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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