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SystemWideUserIdle.exe CoinMiner


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Posted 17 August 2013 - 05:47 AM

Hello

 

This is my first time to seek help because of a virus/malware or whatever it is and I hate this :D. I usually  get rid of them easily but not this one.

I'm not sure when it started but suddenly I noticed that my GPU usage is going up and down abnormally...really. Thanks to my fan curve I can actually hear the noise of my GPU fan sometimes sounding like a motor.

I thought something's wrong with my GPU then I saw a suspicious application called Form1 whenever I do Alt+Tab although I can't switch to that window. I also encountered an error something like phoenix.exe cannot be opened. I search about that and I learned that it is a coin miner application which I'm not sure what exactly is.From there I investigated and learned that Form1 is SystemWideUserIdle.exe. I search it in my startup program lists and saw an entry called CrashHandle. From there I saw its File Path and the Registry path.

 

File Path: C:/Users/<user>/AppData/Local/Temp/RarSFX(0-any number)

Registry Path: HKCU/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run/CrashHandle

 

I tried to delete them but they keep on coming back every time I boot up my computer. Suprissingly, my antivirus is not detecting it nor any malware removal programs and I can't find any similar cases in the internet. I really hope someone can help. Sorry for making my posy like a story telling, I just want to share my experience :)



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