Trojan.Monero is trojan software that may utilize PC resources of infected machines for the purposes of mining the digital currency Monero.
Trojan.Monero may run silently in the background and consume PC resources. This consumption may leave the PC in a near unusable state and may cause browser crashes, system instability, or poor performance. Users of infected machines may notice processes with high CPU consumption.
Trojan.Monero may be distributed using various methods. This software may be packaged with free online software, or could be disguised as a harmless program and distributed by email. Alternatively, this software may be installed by websites using software vulnerabilities. Infections that occur in this manner are usually silent and happen without user knowledge or consent.
Malwarebytes protects users from the installation of Trojan.Monero.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Monero without further user interaction.
You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.
Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.
On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.
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