HackTool.Patcher

Short Bio

This is a generic detection for hacking tools intending to “patch” programs. Designed mostly to create pirated versions of programs, this “patch” can also turn your once safe-to-use program into unsafe territory.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove HackTool.Patcher 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. However, be warned that if not removed, the program will remain potentially dangerous.

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