Adware.Agent.OL

Short bio

Adware.Agent.OL is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of adware that is capable of downloading additional malware.

Symptoms

Users of affected systems will see advertisements that are not related to or originating from any of the sites they are visiting.

Protection

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Agent.OL with its real-time protection module.

block Adware.Agent.OL

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Agent.OL

Home remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Agent.OL without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Business remediation

How to remove Adware.Agent.OL with the Malwarebytes Nebula console

You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.

endpoint menuNebula endpoint tasks menu

Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.

Nebula detections

On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.

Nebula Quarantaine

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