Adware.MoboGenie is detected by Malwarebytes because it is an adware-supported application that offers a third-party marketplace for Android applications. It is bundled with several potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that are installed alongside the MoboGenie application.
Users installing MoboGenie will be prompted to install other PUPs. These could negatively impact user experience through ads, tracking, browser redirects, and other undesirable behaviors.
The application can be downloaded from numerous software download sites, including its own. It is offered through a third party marketplace, which is far less secure than Google Play. The application comes bundled with a rotation of additional PUPs.
Malwarebytes prevents users from installing MoboGenie by blocking with real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.MoboGenie without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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