Adware.Amonetize

Short Bio

This is the generic detection for a family of adware applications that combine programs perceived as useful to the general public with software that shows advertising or software that pays per install. In general, this type of software combining applications are known as bundlers.

Common infection method

Bundlers are generally downloaded from sites that offer numerous software packages for download, often categorized by functionality.

Remediation

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.

Associated threats