Why is XMRig virus

Xmrig is called as virus
i am confused i don’t want salad becz it must be a virus

Firstly, what is XMRig?
XMrig is a miner, which Salad uses, in order to cryptomine on your machine. It isn’t the only one we use, as we also have PhoenixMiner and GMiner.

Why is it flagged by your antivirus?
Miners are usually flagged by antivirus software because many times they are used by malicious users trying to mine without your knowledge on your machine.
It is also due to the permissions required for miners (using your CPU / GPU) for long periods of time at high percentage.

We’ve already made a guide on this, I suggest you have a read through it to acquaint yourself with how it works:

Have a good day!

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