Adware.YoBrowser

Short bio

Adware.YoBrowser is Malwarebytes’ detection name for an adware family targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Adware.YoBrowser mostly uses browser extensions to show its advertisements. The installers for this adware are usually offered as cracks and keygens on sites of dubious nature.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.YoBrowser using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.YoBrowser 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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