Short Bio

Hack tools are a special kind of riskware. Riskware, in general, is a detection for items that are not strictly malicious, but pose some sort of risk for the user in another way.

HackTool.Agent is the generic detection for this kind of programs. The use of hack tools can have legal consequences in some countries and under some circumstances.


Malwarebytes can remove HackTool.Agent without further user interaction. Should users wish to keep it, they can add the detections to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.