PUP.Optional.Booking is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that show advertisements hailing from booking.com.
Users may notice advertisements hailing from the booking.com domain. This PUP predominantly uses scheduled tasks to trigger the advertisements.
PUP.Optional.Booking is a “removal only” detection and does not offer protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Booking without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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