Short bio

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


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

Trojan.ElectrumDoSMiner can be dropped by exploit kits as well as by other Trojans known as Trojan.BeamWinHTTP and Smoke Loader.

This Trojan uses a Trojanized wallet to flood Electrum nodes with requests.


Flooding ElectrumX servers on port 50002 or 50001


Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.ElectrumDoSMiner by using real-time protection.

Malwarebytes also blocks the known IPs that host the botnet Trojan.


Malwarebytes blocks the IP

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


ElectrumDoSMiner infrastructure



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