Trojan.Monero is trojan software that may utilize PC resources of infected machines for the purposes of mining digital currency targeted towards the Monero market.
Trojan.Monero may run silently in the background and consume PC resources. This consumption may leave the PC in a near unusable state and may cause browser crashes, system instability, or poor performance. Users of infected machines may notice processes with high CPU consumption.
Trojan.Monero may be distributed using various methods. This software may be packaged with free online software, or could be disguised as a harmless program and distributed by email. Alternatively, this software may be installed by websites using software vulnerabilities. Infections that occur in this manner are usually silent and happen without user knowledge or consent.
Malwarebytes protects users from the installation of Trojan.Monero.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Ransom.WannaCrypt without further user interaction.
Take note, however, that removing this ransomware does not decrypt your files.
The third-party decryptor for Ransom.WannaCrypt known as Wanakiwi can be downloaded here.
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