Trojan.Shminer is the dubious program that can be identified as Trojan horse. It stealthily invades the system without user’s consent and causes various malicious activities in the system. It mainly targets the Windows-based system such as Window XP, Window Vista, Window 7, Window 8 and Window 10. Once it gets infected the PC, it will conduct a series of malevolent activities in the system and replace your desktop wallpaper with a blue screen. It can also alter browser settings and display lots of intrusive ads that can irritate the users. It brings lots of other online threats such as adware, rootkits, keyloggers, spyware and even deadly ransomware in the system and your system turns into a malware hub.
Trojan.Shminer is mainly spread via spam email attachments, via infected media, freeware and shareware downloads, clicking on malicious ads, playing online movies, visiting suspicious sites like pornographic and torrent sites and much more. Moreover, it can add rootkits in the browser that avoid you to surf security based web pages. It can also consume lots of space of system resources like CPU and memory that can degrade the performance of PC. After successful infiltration in the system, it messes with vital system files and injects a malign code in the registry entries for automatic start-up. It is designed in this way that can open the backdoor for other malware infection in the system. Initially, it disables the security program of the system like Window Firewall and anti-virus tool to hide in the system for a long time.
Through this Trojan infection, crooks monitor your all internet activities and gather your sensitive information for misuse. It is strongly advised that never open junk emails and never install or download software from third-party sites. Read terms and condition carefully before installation. Try to remove Trojan.Shminer immediately from the PC.