HackTool.HiddenStart is Malwarebytes’ detection name for riskware that is spread as a module to hide the console window for a running executable.
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. This program could be used to trick the user of the affected machine.
HackTool.HiddenStart can be downloaded from sites of shady nature.
Malwarebytes protects users from HackTool.HiddenStart by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove HackTool.HiddenStart without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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