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This is an old screenshot but basically these two processes (eriocaulaceae and stahlhelmer) just popped out of nowhere, and I couldn't find any information online. Just now they were hogging 99% of CPU but it disappeared when I opened stack exchange tab to post this question.

Any help identifying these two processes would be greatly appreciated.

I have mid 2012 MacBook Pro with 10.14.5 Mojaves.

  • Time to get the antivirus software out of retirement. Related, but no answer - apple.stackexchange.com/questions/361687/… – Tetsujin Jun 18 '19 at 13:51
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    @Tetsujin There actually was an answer on the original question which unfortunately was deleted instead of amended after receiving a comment. Fixed now :-) – nohillside Jun 18 '19 at 14:09
  • @nohillside - I could see it but was aware a new user wouldn't be able to. Thanks for pulling it all together in a coherent answer. – Tetsujin Jun 18 '19 at 14:39
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    thank you@Tetsujin, I downloaded Malwarebytes but it didn't detect anything, so I downloaded avast and it turns out my device was infected with crypto miners. I was wondering why my laptop was overheating. Again, thanks a lot – Doooo Jun 18 '19 at 14:48
  • also thanks for your help as well @nohillside – Doooo Jun 18 '19 at 14:49

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