HackTool.HiddenStart

Short Bio

HackTool.HiddenStart is riskware that is spread as a module to hide the console window for a running executable.

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. This program could be used to trick the user of the affected machine.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove this potentially unwanted software 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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