Short bio

RiskWare.DontStealOurSoftware is Malwarebytes’ detection name for tools or versions of our product that would enable users to use the paid version of the product without paying for it.

Type and source of infection

The detection RiskWare.DontStealOurSoftware  is used against tools that enable this theft and “cracked” versions of Malwarebytes.
The detected tools and cracks can often be found on shady websites that will not hesitate to bundle them with PUPs, adware, or even malware. Using “customized” versions of our software may result in a false sense of security.


Malwarebytes protects users from RiskWare.DontStealOurSoftware by using real-time protection.

block RiskWare.DontStealOurSoftware

Malwarebytes blocks RiskWare.DontStealOurSoftware


Malwarebytes can detect and remove RiskWare.DontStealOurSoftware without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Please download a legitimate version from our website to do this.

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