Trojan.ElectrumDoSMiner

Short bio

Trojan.ElectrumDoSMiner is Malwarebytes' detection name for a Trojan responsible for distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against Electrum bitcoin wallets.

Symptoms

Users of affected computers may experience slowdowns in internet speed as they are joined to a botnet that performs DDoS attacks.

Type and source of the infection

flodding

Flooding ElectrumX servers on port 50002 or 50001

Protection

block 178.159.37.113

Malwarebytes blocks the IP 178.159.37.113

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.ElectrumDoSMiner without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Business remediation

How to remove Trojan.ElectrumDoSMiner with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

endpoint menu Nebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found. Nebula detections On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary. Nebula Quarantaine

Traces/IOCs

ElectrumDoSMiner infrastructure
178.159.37.113  
194.63.143.226  
217.147.169.179
188.214.135.174
Trojan.BeamWinHTTP
48dcb183ff97a05fd3e466f76f385543480abb62c9adcae24d1bdbbfc26f9e5a

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