Adware.Amonetize is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for a family of adware applications targeting Windows systems that combine programs perceived as useful with software that shows advertising or software that pays per install. In general, these types of software combining applications are known as bundlers.
Bundlers like Adware.Amonetize are generally downloaded from sites that offer numerous software packages for download, often categorized by functionality.
Malwarebytes blocks the installation of Adware.Amonetize using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can remove Adware.Amonetize without further user interaction. If the bundler has been run on the affected system, there is a big chance more adware and PUPs will be found.
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