HackTool:Win32/Keygen is a malicious tool that generates keys (special codes) for illegally-obtained versions of various software products. HackTool:Win32/Keygen may initially seem beneficial but it does pose a threat to PC security as it may cause system malfunctions.
HackTool:Win32/Keygen may put a computer user at risk of using software that is illegally registered. Because the HackTool:Win32/Keygen infection could generate the code to register warez or software that was never purchased, the programs may run without essential updates causing further software issues. Failing to eliminate HackTool:Win32/Keygen may put the administrator or registered computer user at risk for performing illegal activities.
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File System Modifications
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- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 %WINDIR%\ AutoKMS.exe 471 2 %WINDIR%\ BOX_cFosTASK.exe 126 3 Password Finder\ TNODUP.exe 98 4 %WINDIR%\ KMSAct.exe 66 5 %LOCALAPPDATA%\ InstSchedule.exe 66 6 %WINDIR%\ system32\ Patch.exe 44 7 .ESET.NOD32.AntiVirus.5.Incl.Crack(32.and.64.Bit)\ Crack\ ESET.PureFix.V2b.exe 37 8 G:\ Criados\ KMService.exe 33 9 %APPDATA%\ Norton 360 V5.0.exe 33 10 D:\ 1 - Torrent\ TuneUp_Utilities_2011_10.0.3000.101[tfile.ru]\ tuneup2011-keygen.exe 21 11 T.R gdata.exe N/A 12 OfficeResetAuto.exe N/A 13 Office activator.exe N/A 14 ashampkeygen.exe N/A 15 KeyGen (FFF).exe N/A 16 fltlib.dll N/A
Posted: September 30, 2010 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 8/10
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