Adware.FusionCore

Short bio

Adware.FusionCore is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of adware bundlers targeting Windows systems.

Symptoms

Users of affected systems may find that they have installed more than they expected.

Type and source of infection

Adware.FusionCore are bundlers of adware and PUP applications that are typically offered as applications that users are looking for, like f.e. file converters, but include adware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) in the same installer.
Adware.FusionCore bundlers typically are downloaded and run by users themselves.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.FusionCore by using real-time protection.

block Adware.FusionCore

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.FusionCore

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove {detection name} 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.

Associated threats

PUP.Optiona.Fusioncore

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