Adware.HPDefender

Short Bio

Adware.HPDefender is the generic detection for a family of adware that is spread by bundlers. The main focus is browser hijacking, but they use very different methods, including some ingenious ones.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can usually remove Adware.HPDefender without further user intervention. If you run into problems, check our forums if there is a removal guide for a specific variant you’re after.