Posted: November 5, 2012
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 5/10
Infected PCs 19

HackTool:Win32/Welevate Description

HackTool:Win32/Welevate is a malicious application that mainly affects 32-bit computers. HackTool:Win32/Welevate is also used by rogue anti-spyware programs. HackTool:Win32/Welevate displays a fake pop-up security alert on the desktop of the infected computer. HackTool:Win32/Welevate may appear as a helpful program but, in truth, it is a security threat to computer security because it may result in system malfunctions. HackTool:Win32/Welevate is used as a hacktool for remote attackers to obtain access to the compromised PC, which may be use as a part of DDoS attacks.

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