4 entries found.
Updated on Jan 05, 2017

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

It can be used to "crack" or patch unregistered copies of Microsoft software.

Don't use hacktools as they can be associated with malware or unwanted software. We have seen malware distributed with these tools.

Alert level: high
Updated on Apr 13, 2018

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

It can be used to "crack" or patch unregistered copies of Microsoft software.

Don't use hacktools as they can be associated with malware or unwanted software. We have seen malware distributed with these tools.

Alert level: high
Updated on Jun 29, 2016

This application was stopped from running on your network because it has a poor reputation. This application can affect the quality of your computing experience. We have seen this leading to the following potentially unwanted behaviors on PCs:

  • Adds files that run at startup

These applications are most commonly software bundlers or installers for applications such as toolbars, adware, or system optimizers. We have observed this application installing software that you might not have intended on your PC.

If you were trying to install an application, you might have downloaded it from a source other than the official product's website.

We usually see this application installed on PCs in the following countries. This list is sorted according to prevalence:

  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • China
  • Spain

This detection is part of our extended Potentially Unwanted Application protection feature.

Alert level: severe
Updated on Jan 10, 2018

Windows Defender AV detects and removes this threat.

This ransomware can stop you from using your PC or accessing your data. It gets installed in your computer after having been socially-engineered to download it. This ransomware has been detected on machines at around the same time as HackTool:Win32/AutoKMS.

Our ransomware FAQ page has more information on this type of threat.

The trend towards increasingly sophisticated malware behavior, highlighted by the use of exploits and other attack vectors, makes older platforms so much more susceptible to ransomware attacks. From June to November 2017, Windows 7 devices were 3.4 times more likely to encounter ransomware compared to Windows 10 devices.

Read our latest report: A worthy upgrade: Next-gen security on Windows 10 proves resilient against ransomware outbreaks in 2017.

Alert level: severe