Bears Similarities to the CoinHive Cryptojacker
It would appear that the Jsecoin miner has been injected into websites that are popular in the United States, India, Canada and Nigeria. Thankfully, the Jsecoin miner operates fully through the Web browser and does not inject any files into your system. Once you leave the Jsecoin miner planted website, the mining activity will cease immediately.
Make sure to avoid Web pages hosting dodgy content and make sure you download and install a legitimate anti-virus solution that will keep your computer safe going forward.
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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
- Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
- Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
- Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
- IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.