Malicious Tools are malicious software programs that have been designed for automatically creating viruses, worms or Trojans , conducting DoS attacks on remote servers, hacking other computers, and more.
Unlike viruses, worms and Trojans, malware in the Malicious Tools subclass does not present a direct threat to the computer that it’s actually running on, and the program’s malicious payload is only delivered on the direct order of the user.
The Malicious Tool subclass is broken down into different behaviours, according to the payload:
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