Detection names starting with 'Virtool' are Generic Detections for utility programs that can be misused to access a computer system and perform actions that may be unauthorized by the machine's primary user.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
More scanning & removal options
More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.
The Type designation 'Hack-tool' was previously used by F-Secure to identify a utility program that can be used, or misused, to access remote computers.
With changes in the threat landscape today, programs previously identified as 'Hacktool' have been reclassified under the Riskware Category, with the Type designation 'Hack-Tool'.
The update in naming better clarifies the program's overall security profile in the current, more complex threat landscape.