Hacktool.Gen is a generic detection for many individual but varied hacktools for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many hacktools that share similar characteristics.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
Latest Rapid Release version January 30, 2017 revision 033
Initial Daily Certified version July 28, 2014 revision 016
Latest Daily Certified version January 31, 2017 revision 006
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2014
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