HackTool.WpaKill

Short Bio

HackTool.WpaKill is the generic detection for a type of riskware that is intended to use certain software illegally. 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 this hacking tool can have legal consequences.

Common infection method

Cracks and keygens are often found on shady websites.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove HackTool.WpaKill 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.