Adware.AdPeak is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for a family of adware targeting Windows systems and capable of hijacking known browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox. Apart from displaying advertisements, this family also redirects users to affiliate (and sometimes dubious) websites.
On affected systems, users would notice browser tabs or windows opening that are not related to the sites they are visiting.
Adware.AdPeak arrives on systems as part of bundlers.
Malwarebytes detects and blocks the bundlers and installers for Adware.Adpeak.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.AdPeak without further user interaction.