Generic PUA GC (PUA) removal

Malware Removal

The Generic PUA GC (PUA) is considered dangerous by lots of security experts. When this infection is active, you may notice unwanted processes in Task Manager list. In this case, it is adviced to scan your computer with GridinSoft Anti-Malware.

What Generic PUA GC (PUA) virus can do?

  • Unconventionial language used in binary resources: Chinese (Simplified)
  • The binary likely contains encrypted or compressed data.
  • The executable is compressed using UPX

How to determine Generic PUA GC (PUA)?


File Info:

crc32: 63E06B35
md5: 3101529c3d8a95646d012883a9b47276
name: xmrig.exe
sha1: 629fa66673d990de923d44212bc79c357f23e2ee
sha256: 0e314a0ec211585fdbfb8e2ca5bccef24105a05af59cc38cce0aa13ca1bb922e
sha512: 102f184d383993aea4d599b51b8d055900b82f3c3cc29282ad7868925ea292b17a72b31dabad9fef7ddf44e6ab152ca00fc6b6fde09d928d0c641b7da85a5ecb
ssdeep: 12288:cKuifYUfVJ4RsB8qd2ySgGjeP35xKEGogzrKJa4jWMWxOP3pKSEjWodjOl:cK74R68qdO7TzIa4jW38f
type: PE32+ executable (GUI) x86-64, for MS Windows

Version Info:

LegalCopyright: Copyright (C) 2016-2019 NicoSoft.io
FileVersion: 5.0.0
CompanyName: NicoSoft
ProductName: NicoSoft
ProductVersion: 5.0.0
FileDescription: nicosoft
OriginalFilename: nicosoft.exe
Translation: 0x0000 0x04b0

Generic PUA GC (PUA) also known as:

MicroWorld-eScanTrojan.GenericKD.32727151
McAfeeRDN/Generic.dx
CylanceUnsafe
K7AntiVirusAdware ( 0054d80b1 )
AlibabaTrojan:Win32/CoinMiner.ali1004001
K7GWAdware ( 0054d80b1 )
CrowdStrikewin/malicious_confidence_60% (W)
SymantecTrojan.Gen.MBT
ESET-NOD32a variant of Win64/CoinMiner.OF potentially unwanted
APEXMalicious
Paloaltogeneric.ml
KasperskyTrojan.Win32.Miner.actwa
BitDefenderTrojan.GenericKD.32727151
RisingTrojan.Win32/64.XMR-Miner!1.ADCC (TFE:5:SmImTGlw5gU)
Ad-AwareTrojan.GenericKD.32727151
F-SecureHeuristic.HEUR/AGEN.1043682
Invinceaheuristic
McAfee-GW-EditionBehavesLike.Win64.FakeAlertSysDef.bc
FortinetRiskware/Miner
FireEyeGeneric.mg.3101529c3d8a9564
SophosGeneric PUA GC (PUA)
SentinelOneDFI – Suspicious PE
AviraHEUR/AGEN.1043682
MAXmalware (ai score=88)
Antiy-AVLGrayWare/Win32.Kryptik.BQX
Endgamemalicious (moderate confidence)
ArcabitTrojan.Generic.D1F3606F
ZoneAlarmTrojan.Win32.Miner.actwa
MicrosoftPUA:Win32/CoinMiner
AhnLab-V3Malware/Win64.Generic.C3565496
Acronissuspicious
ALYacTrojan.GenericKD.32727151
MalwarebytesTrojan.BitCoinMiner
TrendMicro-HouseCallTROJ_GEN.R023C0PKM19
IkarusTrojan.Win64.CoinMiner
GDataTrojan.GenericKD.32727151
AVGFileRepMetagen [Malware]
Cybereasonmalicious.673d99
AvastFileRepMetagen [Malware]
Qihoo-360Win32/Trojan.da6

How to remove Generic PUA GC (PUA)?

Generic PUA GC (PUA) removal tool
  • Download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
  • Open GridinSoft Anti-Malware and perform a “Standard scan“.
  • Move to quarantine” all items.
  • Open “Tools” tab – Press “Reset Browser Settings“.
  • Select proper browser and options – Click “Reset”.
  • Restart your computer.

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