Adware.OpenSoftwareUpdater is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of adware that is usually installed by bundlers.
Adware.OpenSoftwareUpdater is adware. Adware, or advertising-supported software, is software that displays unwanted advertising on your computer device.
It is usually installed by bundlers. Bundlers bank on the names of popular programs users generally want to install onto their systems, and those who aren’t familiar with bundlers may welcome the additional free programs. Unfortunately, a majority of these are categorized as unwanted software, such as adware and browser toolbars.
Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.OpenSoftwareUpdater by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.OpenSoftwareUpdater without further user interaction.