Adware.BrowserModule

Short bio

Adware.BrowserModule is Malwarebytes’ detection for a specific family of adware targeting Windows systems that uses browser extensions in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera to show advertisements.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.BrowserModule with its real-time protection technology.

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Malwarebytes protects against Adware.BrowserModule

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.BrowserModule without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

An example of a removal guide for Tables, a member of this adware family, can be found on our forums.

Traces/IOCs

Associated files:

%AppData%\Roaming\BrowserModule

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