Adware.SearchAwesome

Short Bio

SearchAwesome is an adware that adds advertisements to popular sites when an affected machine visits them. It uses a certificate to see SSL traffic, which adds a vulnerability to the system. SearchAwesome is usually installed by bundlers.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove this threat without further user interaction.

Associated threats

  • Adware.SearchAwesome.TskLnk

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