PUM.Optional.DisableChromeUpdates

Short Bio

This is the detection for a modification in the registry that disables auto updates of the Google Chrome browser. This Potentially Unwanted Modifier modifies the policies in the browser settings in the registry entry for Google Chrome to disable auto updates for the browser. The registry key is “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Update” and “DisableAutoUpdate” is the value.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can remove this threat without further user interaction. However, it is recommended to do a full system scan as this PUM could have been added to the system by other malware.