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Scan Date: 6/24/2017

Registry Keys: 1
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\MinerGate, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 3
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\imageformats, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\platforms, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 

Files: 18
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\minergate.exe, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\crash-reporter.exe, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\cudart64_75.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\libeay32.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\msvcp120.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\msvcr120.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\OpenCL.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\Qt5Core.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\Qt5Gui.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\Qt5Network.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\Qt5WebSockets.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\Qt5Widgets.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\scrypt130511GeForceGTX650glg2tc1984w256l4pOpenCL1_2CUDA7_5_8.bin, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\ssleay32.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\Uninstall.exe, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\vccorlib120.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\imageformats\qico.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 
RiskWare.BitCoinMiner, C:\Program Files\MinerGate\platforms\qwindows.dll, , [956f79ca1990dc5a8bd003e6946d33cd], 

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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Hello,

We detect this as a riskware program. It is not necessarily malicious but we often see these being installed stealthily to hog victim computer resources in order to mine for someone else's wallet. In this case, we warn the user.

You can exclude the directory if you like. Several other AV also detect this.
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/5392c2dbee28366bbccf6968f78209ede0fb7517537a07a7f752ad5cc1285f21/analysis/1499153115/

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imho completely retarded, but alas I just renewed.  I  already put in an exception for the program ,  but it still warms me everytime it runs a scan. VERY annoying.

Edited by burnteloi
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