HackTool:Win32/Keygen Description

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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possible-Threat.Hacktool.KMS [Ikarus]Win32.Trojan.Agent.ET9SBN [GData]Keygen (PUA) [Sophos]Win.Trojan.Keygen-60 [ClamAV]CRCK_AUTOKMS [TrendMicro-HouseCall]Win32/HackKMS.A potentially unsafe [ESET-NOD32]Trojan ( 001946171 ) [K7GW]Generic PUP [McAfee]HackTool.Keygen.r3 (Not a Virus) [CAT-QuickHeal]not-a-virus.Keygen.FineReader [Ikarus]

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HackTool:Win32/Keygen Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with HackTool:Win32/Keygen? To safely & quickly detect HackTool:Win32/Keygen we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
Posted: September 30, 2010 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 8/10
Detection Count: 226,031
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