Process Hacker and Windows discussion

 
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Microsoft brands Process Hacker as malware

08 Dec 2019 13:41

Microsoft has declared the Process Hacker project is malware:
https://i.imgur.com/wRAeASJ.png

Microsoft provided the development team with this response:
https://i.imgur.com/mO1DdRE.png

Process Hacker was declared malware by Microsoft and is currently removed from your machine automatically by Microsoft Defender as a "high risk" threat. Microsoft has refused to provide any information to the development team except stating they will continue attacking the Process Hacker project and continue automatically removing the project binaries from users machines running Windows.
 
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Microsoft brands Process Hacker as malware

25 Feb 2020 02:12

Microsoft has released three more signatures for Process Hacker:

- OnlineChecks.dll - Trojan/Win32/Detplock
- ProcessHacker.exe - Trojan/Win32/Casdet!rfn
- ProcessHacker-setup.exe - Trojan/Win32/Wacatac.C!ml

"We have determined that the files meet our criteria for detection. At this time detection will remain in place. "
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/su ... 358f1fdccc
 
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Re: Microsoft brands Process Hacker as malware

08 Mar 2020 02:08

Microsoft has released two additional signatures for Process Hacker in addition to the previous signatures listed above:

- ExtendedNotifications.dll - Trojan/Win32/Detplock
- OnlineChecks.dll - Trojan/Win32/Detplock