PornTool.

Short bio

“Porntool. ” is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a category of trojans that are designed to display adult content on the users’ computer, or to  be used to search for adult content (in case of a Toolbar).

Symptoms

Users may be confronted with adult content unrelated too the websites they are visiting or redirections to sites with adult content.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from PornTools by using real-time protection.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove PornTools 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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