CheatTool.CETTrainer

Short bio

CheatTool.CETTrainer is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for a certain type of riskware that is used to cheat in games.

Type and source of infection

Riskware, in general, is a detection for files that are not malware by definition, but they pose risks of a different kind to users. CheatTool.CETTrainer is used against tools that help users to advance in games in ways that are against the terms of service (ToS) of these games.

CheatTools are often found on websites of a shady nature.

Protection

At the moment there are no installers for CheatTool.CETTrainer in the wild.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove CheatTool.CETTrainer without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

Add an exclusion

Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.

The Exclusions tab includes a list of items to be excluded from scans. The items may include files, folders, websites, or applications that connect to the Internet, as well as previously detected exploits.

To access the exclusions in Malwarebytes:

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