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Hacktool.Kms

Updated:
February 23, 2017 12:26:32 PM
Infection Length:
Varies
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

Hacktool.Kms is a tool used to generate keys for illegitimately-obtained versions of Microsoft Office. It may also download harmful files and deteriorate the performance of the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 17, 2017 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 22, 2018 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 2017 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 22, 2018 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 22, 2017
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