NiceHash Miner

Posted: April 15, 2019

NiceHash Miner Description

The NiceHash Miner is a legitimate program used by the NiceHash platform, a marketplace for cryptocurrency mining where clients can either rent out their computers to mine for various cryptocurrency or purchase the mining power of other users. All of this is legitimate and happens with the approval and knowledge of users, but it would appear that groups of cybercriminals might be exploiting the NiceHash Miner tool by creating modified, stealthy versions of it. As you can probably guess, the purpose of the hidden variant of the NiceHash Miner is to work on computers without notifying the user of this activity, therefore allowing the attackers to harvest the computer’s hardware processing power for their personal gain.

The fake NiceHash Miner and other bogus cryptocurrency miners may be spread via various methods – fake downloads, pirated software and media, fake browser add-ons, etc. Protecting your computer from the NiceHash Miner and similar intrusive applications is a simple task – just make sure that your computer is protected by a trustworthy anti-virus program that gets regular updates. In addition to this, you can also try to avoid browsing unsafe websites, as well as to stay away from unknown files.

Having the NiceHash Miner on your computer is guaranteed to ruin the performance of your system since the purpose of this utility is to consume all available CPU and GPU resources to mine for cryptocurrencies. By doing thisthe NiceHash Miner will not just hinder the computer’s performance, but it also may reduce the lifespan of the hardware.

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If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to NiceHash Miner may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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Note: SpyHunter's free version is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware tool to remove the malware threats. Learn more on SpyHunter. If you would like to uninstall SpyHunter for any reason, please follow these uninstall instructions. To learn more about our policies and practices, visit our EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.

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