Published Mar 07, 2012 | Updated Aug 22, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Win32/Bocinex is a detection for a family of malware that launches a Bitcoin mining client, detected as Program:Win32/CoinMiner. The client is configured to attribute newly generated Bitcoin digital cash, or "BTC", to an attacker's Bitcoin account.

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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