HackTool.AutoKMS

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.AutoKMS is the detection for tools that are intended to enable the illegal use of Microsoft products like Windows and Office.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove HackTool.AutoKMS 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.

Associated threat

  • HackTool.IdleKMS
  • HackTool.Agent.KMS
  • HackTool.WinActivator

Cybersecurity info you can’t do without

Want to stay informed on the latest news in cybersecurity? Sign up for our newsletter and learn how to protect your computer from threats.

Select your language