Also detected as:
Win32/PSWTool.Dialupass.F application (ESET),
The following system changes may indicate the presence of this malware:
Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.
Hacktools can be used to patch or "crack" some software so it will run without a valid license or genuine product key. They can also be associated with malware or potentially unwanted software.
We often see malware on PCs where hacktools are detected. You can read more about hacktools in Volume 13 of the Security Intelligence Report.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.
You might need to manually remove this program:
You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.
HackTool:Win32/Dialupas is a tool that can steal the automatically stored passwords used to connect to the Internet using a dial up network.
It can run in hidden mode, without your knowledge. It stores the passwords in a text file. Its user interface may look like this:
In the wild, the following malware have been observed to steal passwords using this tool:
Analysis by Mihai Calota
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