Description published Oct 24, 2007|Description updated Jul 13, 2017

HackTool:Win32/Wpakill

Alert level: Medium Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Tool-WPAKill (McAfee) Hacktool (Symantec)

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This family of hacktools are used to patch or "crack" some software so it will run without a valid license or genuine product key.

Don't run this hacktool as it can be associated with malware or unwanted software.

In the past, we have seen malware on many PCs where hacktools are detected. You can read more in Volume 13 of the Security Intelligence Report.