HackTool:Win32/Keygen might be considered to be a useful piece of software by some people, but there is more to it than meets the eye. Generally, HackTool:Win32/Keygen is a tool that generates keys for software products that need a registration key, but they have been obtained illegally. That is the most alarming point of this malware, because on the outside it might seem to be useful, while in fact it is a harmful type of software.

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DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware


If you have opened your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser and noticed that your homepage and search engine have been replaced by istartsurf.com without your permission, you should know that a browser hijacker has entered your system. Unfortunately, istartsurf.com browser hijacker will not only change the settings of your browser, but also modify the Target line, which means that it will revive every time you try to delete it from the system. In this sense, istartsurf.com is very similar to other browser hijackers that belong to Qone8 family, for instance, V9.com, Omiga-plus.com, Webssearches.com, and the like.

Kometa browser

Our malware analysts identify Kometa browser as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), and we are sure that most computer users will want to remove this suspicious browser from their operating systems. There is no...

Windows Advanced Toolkit

Visiting questionable websites or keeping your PC’s system unprotected might cause the infection of Windows Advanced Toolkit. This application, even if it seems to be legitimate, is simulated software designed to...


It is very easy to make screenshots with built-in Windows tools. Sometimes users may need additional applications that would allow them to capture images exactly the way they want. Screentool is a program created for...