RiskWare.Tool.CK

Short Bio

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.

RiskWare.Tool.CK is the detection for cracks and keygens that enable users to use software for free illegally.

Common infection method

Cracks and keygens are often found on shady websites.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove this threat 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.

Associated threats

  • CrackTool.Agent

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