A registry key malware is a type of malicious software that targets the Windows Registry, which is a database used to store important system settings and configuration information on a Windows operating system. This malware can modify or delete registry keys, which can lead to various issues such as system instability, program crashes, and unauthorized access to sensitive information. It is important to regularly scan your computer for malware and keep your antivirus software up to date to prevent registry key malware from causing harm.
External link reference:
– Microsoft Security Intelligence: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/threats/malware-encyclopedia-description?Name=Trojan:Win32/Cpllnk.gen!A