Adware.Agent is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for adware that has the sole intention to show advertisements on the affected system. The detection name can also be used for the adware components of bundlers.
Adware.PennyBee is the detection for a Windows-targeting family of adware that is related to the Linkury and DealPly families. Some members of this family are considered potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), but others qualify as adware.
Adware.PennyBee uses browser extensions and LSP hijackers to hijack Internet traffic, so users may notice advertisements not originating from the sites they are visiting.
Most Adware.PennyBee infections are caused by Trojans that are capable of downloading and running several adware and PUP infections.
Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.PennyBee by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.PennyBee without further user interaction.