HackTool.Sniffer.WpePro

Short Bio

This is the detection for a packet sniffer named WPE Pro. It is very popular for hacking multi-player games.

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. The use of hack tools can have legal consequences in some countries and under some circumstances.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove HackTool.Sniffer.WpePro 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.