Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
|Effects: ||A tool used by hackers.|
|First detected on:||March 7, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 17, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Hacktool is not a specific Trojan, but a generic detection for a tool that hackers use.
When attackers take remote control of computers, they copy some utilities to them, which will allow them to carry out their actions more efficiently.Panda antivirus recognizes these tools as Hacktool.
As it is not a specific virus, Hacktool does not give any specific indications that it has reached a computer.