Win32/Bocinex Description

Type: Adware

Win32/Bocinex is a malware infection that starts a Bitcoin mining client, identified as Program:Win32/CoinMiner. The client is set up to assign newly produced Bitcoin digital cash, or 'BTC', to a Bitcoin account of an attacker. Win32/Bocinex may propagate through malicious links included in instant messages, spam email attachments, or downloads of its installer that is covered as another valuable program. The installer is often a randomly named file that is in the form of a self-extracting executable archive (RarSFX), for instance, as in "169E.exe" or "9D1A.exe".

Technical Information

File System Details

Win32/Bocinex creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %TEMP%\xC.exe N/A
2 %TEMP%\Winlogons.exe N/A

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