Adware.PullUpdate

Short bio

Adware.PullUpdate is a generic detection for a rather large family of adware that uses banners and other advertisements to get their message across.

Type and source of infection

Adware.PullUpdate is spread using bundlers, often as either games or software to enhance your internet experience.

example Adware.PullUpdate

example of a game bundled with Adware.PullUpdate

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.PullUpdate by using real-time protection.

block Adware.PullUpdate

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.PullUpdate

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.PullUpdate 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.

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