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 mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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