RiskWare.ChromeCookiesView is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a program called ChromeCookiesView published by NirSoft.
RiskWare.ChromeCookiesView can be installed by the user or have been installed as bundleware.
Riskware, in general, is a detection for items that are not strictly malicious but pose some risk for the user in another way. ChromeCookiesView is advertised as an alternative to the standard internal cookies viewer of Google Chrome Web browser. It can be used by unauthorized users to export cookies.
Malwarebytes protects users from RiskWare.ChromeCookiesView by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove RiskWare.ChromeCookiesView without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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