Published May 08, 2013 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Win32/Kexqoud

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

Win32/Kexqoud is a family of trojans that use your computer without your consent to generate a specific digital currency known as Bitcoins.

It makes use of a legitimate program used for mining Bitcoins, using multiple accounts, to generate this currency.

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

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