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Thursday May 17, 2018

WinstarNssmMiner Has Made a Fortune By Brutally Hijacking Computers

According to the 360 Security Center a new cryptominer is making the rounds called WinstarNssmMiner. Their statistics show that their security product has intercepted over 500,000 attacks in 3 days. This is a nasty sucker because it tends to cause computers to crash if removal is attempted. Also, it turns off antivirus protection and just keeps on mining for Monero cryptocurrency. Be on the lookout for this little beasty.

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Though WinstarNssmMiner has the ability to deceive antivirus software. It’s in its nature still a CryptorMiner and its implementation is based on the open source project, XMRIG. It comes with four ming pool and is able to determine mining pool based on the parameters passed to it.