Remove CoinCube Cryptojacking Miner Completely

This article will help you to see what is CoinCube, and how to remove it completely from your computer. You can follow the removal instructions for the related malware given at the end of the article.

CoinCube is the name of a cryptojacking miner script. The miner script is delivered with various malware applications, including the adware bundle called “FileTour”. That malicious script is designed to mine cryptocurrency for somebody or do even worse things to your computer. If you have the CoinCube related malware, it will use a lot of your computer’s resources, mainly from your computer’s CPU, so you are advised to remove it.

Threat Summary

NameCoinCube
TypeCryptojacking, Miner Malware, Script
Short DescriptionThe CoinCube is a cryptocurrency miner, that can appear on your computer through malware such as the “FileTour” adware bundle.
SymptomsYou will see a rise in the usage of your computer’s resources, especially in CPU usage, while your computer will accordingly consume more electricity and may overheat over time.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages, JavaScript
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CoinCube – Infection Spread

The CoinCube malware can spread in a few ways. Third-party installer setups could have put a Trojan horse on your computer system via bundling. These installations typically arrive with freeware and application packages. CoinCube is known to spread via some adware bundles, such as the “FileTour” one. Without your knowledge, additive content could be installed to your computer, which could execute a JavaScript file that can act as a cryptojacker. Avoiding such applications being inserted is possible if you find Custom or Advanced settings in the installation setup.

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