May 18th, 2018 By Justin Pot How-To Geek
Summary - It is unknown what exactly mshelper is doing to utilize the processor at such a high rate, but speculation on the Apple support forum suggests it could be some form of adware, or possibly a program used for mining cryptocurrency on a victim’s computer. Aside from using the processor, there also doesn’t seem to be any other issues it causes on affected desktops. Whatever the application is up to, you don’t want it. Remove it as soon as you notice it.
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