Recently, many users have detected a suspicious program – sgminer.exe – in their PCs. This program has caused a lot of problems, driving the victims almost crazy. This post will offer some advice for this nasty problem. Hope anyone in need can get rid of sgminer.exe as soon as possible.
What is Sgminer.exe?
Sgminer.exe, published by LLC, has already been detected as Threat.Amonitize. This executable application is a malicious Bitcoin miner designed to force computers to generate Bitcoins for cybercriminals and consume computing power. Commonly, it will mine for BitCoins using the computer’s GPU in the background and may be installed and run without the user’s knowledge. Once you get this sgminer.exe problem in your PC, you may encounter a series of accompanying problems. For example:
Random pop-up, browser hijacker
Windows registry entries corrupt
CPU up to 100% very soon
System performance degradation
More security vulnerabilities (more…)