The application dgen.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 5 anti-malware scanners. This file is typically installed with the program PC Data App by Adware.BitCoinMiner which is a potentially unwanted software program. This is a malicious Bitcoin miner. Bitcoin-mining malware is designed to force computers to generate Bitcoins for cybercriminals' use and consumes computing power.
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The program will mine for BitCoins using the computer's GPU in the background and may be installed and run without the user's knowledge.
3/15/2014 11:09:06 PM UTC (ten months ago)
390 KB (399,360 bytes)
Executable application (Win64 EXE)
3/14/2014 3:34:38 AM
361.5 KB (370,176 bytes)
The file dgen.exe has been discovered within the following program.
The software is a Trojan Bitcoin miner that utilizes the open source CGMiner utility. The Trojan Bitcoin miner is an invasive multiple component malware infection. This is a potentially unwanted program that installs malware on the user's PC using the file start.
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There are 2 known code variantions that share the same compilation structure.
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