0

I started regular scan and clamscan found lots of trojans in bitcon.lfb blocks.

What is it? A mistake?

sudo clamscan --infected --recursive --exclude-dir="^/sys" /

/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/592744.ldb: Win.Trojan.Jerusalem-47 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/589268.ldb: Win.Trojan.Nomenclatura-1 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/644616.ldb: Win.Trojan.Redx-1 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/638596.ldb: Win.Trojan.Phantom-5 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/649206.ldb: Win.Trojan.Trojan-251 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/335390.ldb: Win.Trojan.Zherkov-8 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/589273.ldb: Win.Trojan.B-67 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/647056.ldb: Win.Trojan.EDV-3 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/333900.ldb: Win.Trojan.AIDS-1 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/590327.ldb: Win.Trojan.Syslock-2 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/641108.ldb: Win.Trojan.Jerusalem-15 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/336793.ldb: Win.Trojan.CIA-1 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/590264.ldb: Win.Trojan.Yankee-16 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/647796.ldb: Win.Trojan.Vienna-43 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/638638.ldb: Win.Trojan.Tori-1 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/642244.ldb: Win.Trojan.Ping-2 FOUND
/root/.bitcoin/data/blocks/index/649309.ldb: Win.Trojan.Copyright-2 FOUND

1 Answer 1

2

No, it's vandalism. Some virus signatures were uploaded to the blockchain as a prank: https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/25otbt/someone_put_a_virus_signature_in_the_bitcoin/

It seems those are some of that cases.

0

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.