PUP.Optional.ByteFence is the detection for a fake anti-malware program that constantly displays pop-up notifications of system infections in an attempt to convince users to buy their product.
PUP.Optional.ByteFence is a fake anti-malware that is usually installed by bundlers without users being aware of it.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.ByteFence by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.ByteFence 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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