HackTool.CheatEngine

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.CheatEngine is a detection for CE (CheatEngine) trainers, which are files that give you an advantage while playing a game. Using these files is usually a breach against the terms of service (ToS) and could get you banned from playing.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove this riskware 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.

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