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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2017, 11:48:13 PM »
You should learn to avoid sponsored links.
Almost any malware search you will have results that recomend Spyhunter,  they have spammed the entire Internet with ads. Only your first link is good

Anyway I am not sure I understand what you think is a problem here?


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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #16 on: October 19, 2017, 12:05:07 AM »
Lol, good information on the first link? "JS/Miner.C!tr is classified as a trojan".
Look, I know the web is full of crap, but it is not about whether these links are picked out good or not by me, these sites are the first to show up in Google and are not advertisements. It is rather concerning that this incorrect/misleading information is in Google's top results.
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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #17 on: October 19, 2017, 08:31:55 AM »
Lol, good information on the first link? "JS/Miner.C!tr is classified as a trojan".
Look, I know the web is full of crap, but it is not about whether these links are picked out good or not by me, these sites are the first to show up in Google and are not advertisements. It is rather concerning that this incorrect/misleading information is in Google's top results.
Why is it wrong to classify it as a trojan?


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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2017, 04:09:44 PM »
It's only an innocent script man. It does not infect your computer, it only uses some extra CPU while the site is open.
A trojan typically infects your computer in order to open a backdoor for a 'hacker' in order to gain control/access.

Seems AVG pretty much agrees:
https://www.avg.com/en/signal/what-is-a-trojan

Personally I would be careful with these definitions, but antivirus companies also need to make a living I guess.

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2017, 04:46:15 PM »
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It's only an innocent script man. It does not infect your computer, it only uses some extra CPU while the site is open.
Innocent or not, if the script say it is one thing but does something else (disguised) then i guess it qualify as a trojan. Some vendors call it riskware

If you dont know, avast and AVG now use same detection name  >>  https://blog.avast.com/avast-and-avg-become-one


The naming of malware is quite complicated

A New Virus Naming Convention
http://www.caro.org/articles/naming.html

Naming malware
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/help/malware-naming

A Virus by Any Other Name: Virus Naming Practices
https://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/virus-any-other-name-virus-naming-practices

from the last link, scroll down to > Where Do the Names Come From? but i recomend reading it all as it explains lots





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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2017, 09:22:35 PM »
Or, read nothing and simply accept the fact. :)
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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2017, 11:13:19 PM »
Or, read nothing and simply accept the fact. :)

Common Bob, don´t be a circle jerker.  ;) http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/605/413/732.gif

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #22 on: October 20, 2017, 12:08:44 AM »
What if you delete all Chrome extensions?

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #23 on: October 25, 2017, 01:36:31 AM »
Luddite Bob at work here. This JS:Miner-C may be "benign", but my "threat detected" verbal warning and pop up screen have become intrusive as it is continual even if I haven't opened my browser. I'm using Chrome and have deleted everything in History and have run "Smart" and Full Scans back to back to back with "no problems" being detected. Typing this short reply has seen three (3) pop ups and verbal warnings of the threat being detected. Any simple cures? By the way, two (2) more warnings while I quickly read over this reply. My avast is the regular paid for protection, not the free partial coverage.

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #24 on: October 25, 2017, 07:34:25 AM »
I have the same issue. Reboot, new session of FireFox, and the popup from Avast every 30 seconds telling me the same thing;
 
"Threat secured We've moved coinhive.min[1].js to your Virus Chest because it was infected with JS:Miner-C[Trj]."

 I have ran a scan with no findings, rebooted, and did the same again with no results, yet this stupid things keeps popping up and ruining my day. Because I can't find an explanation or resolution, the only option I see is to switch virus software and remove Avast, since that is where the pop up is coming from, and there doesn't appear to be a resolution here. Before I do that, is there any other suggestion I should try before jumping off the cliff? BTW - While I might be considered an advanced user, I am not the guy that's going to look at codes and things, I just need it to work. If there is anything beyond a regular resolution, let me know that too.

I thank anyone for their feedback and opinion in advance.

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #25 on: October 25, 2017, 07:43:34 AM »
Those who want help / a computer check should

1.start there own topic in viruses and worms section
2. follow instructions in the sticky post (logs to assist...) at top in viruses and worms section


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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2017, 12:58:26 PM »
Those who want help / a computer check should

1.start there own topic in viruses and worms section
2. follow instructions in the sticky post (logs to assist...) at top in viruses and worms section

Tento trojan se poprve obevil pri spousteni filmu ze stranky bombuj.eu potom na strankach freefilm.sk a dnes onlinefilmy.net. Pokazde musim delat test Boot-Time Scan protoze to je jediny test ktery zachyti trojana a presune ho do truhly jiny jiny test ukaze ze nic nenalezl. Ma otazka zni Jak moc a jak skodlivy tento trojan je? Dekuji za odpoved a prosim o posileni ochrany pracuji ve stejnem pc s kryptomenou a pouzivam Avast Premier Beta

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #27 on: November 16, 2017, 01:21:11 PM »
JS:Miner-C upozorňuje na využití výkonu Vašeho prohlížeče k těžení kryptoměn. Není to extra škodlivé a není potřeba dělat jakýkoli scan - soubor může zůstat v cachi prohlížeče, ale rozhodně se nespustí.

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #28 on: November 30, 2017, 11:08:47 PM »
I have OS X High Sierra, and since few days ago receiving this message constantly:
How can stop it and remove the threat?

 

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Re: JS:Miner-C
« Reply #29 on: November 30, 2017, 11:58:56 PM »
Set this to disabled: Settings -> Advanced -> Continue running background apps when Chromium is closed.
In windows you can have a look with task manager.

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