Adware.Linkury

Short bio

Adware.Linkury is the generic detection for a family of browser hijackers. This adware is often installed by bundlers on Windows systems.

An example of this is the SafeFinder widget.

Symptoms

Adware.Linkury focuses on search hijacks, so users may notice altered or fabricated search results on affected systems.

Protection

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Linkury by using real-time protection.

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Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Linkury

Remediation

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

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

We recommend users who have had their browsers hijacked to have a look at our browser restore page.

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