PUM.Optional.ChromeModification is Malwarebytes’ detection name for potentially unwanted changes to the Chrome/Chromium policy template.
The potentially unwanted modifications detected as PUM.Optional.ChromeModification will be found in
Malwarebytes can remove the potentially unwanted additions to the policy template without further user interaction. Also, we advise users to do a full system scan as PUM.Optional.ChromeModification could have been added to the system by malware or PUP.
When a Potentially Unwanted Modification (PUM) is detected on your computer, Malwarebytes for Windows does not know whether it was authorized. Optimization software, malware, and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are known to make these types of changes, hence they are regarded as potentially unwanted by design.
To have Malwarebytes for Windows ignore a PUM, you must add the PUM to the Allow list. Here’s how to do it.