BitcoinMiner.Trojan.Miner.DDS is Malwarebytes' generic detection name for crypto-currency miners that run on the affected machine without the users' consent detetcted by Malwarebytes' Katana engine.
The detection names are produced by Malwarebytes 4 and Malwarebytes business products. These generic malware detections are due to our new automated signature system called BytesTotal and specifically the DDS engine that are based on Machine Learning technology with 100% autonomous learning which don’t require any human interaction to correctly identify malware. These techniques are part of Malwarebytes’ Katana engine and were developed for automated mass detection of wide ranges of malware and adware.
Cryptocurrency miners use a lot of resources to optimize the earning of cryptocoins, so users may experience slow computers.
Because mining uses a lot of resources threat actors try to use other people's machines to do their mining for them. This detection means that a Trojan capable of that behavior is present on the affected machine.
The Malwarebytes’ Katana engine detects unknown threats as BitcoinMiner.Trojan.Miner.DDS by using generic detections, Machine Learning, and other Artificial Intelligence techniques to protect users from malware that has not yet been classified.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove BitcoinMiner.Trojan.Miner.DDS 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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