PUP.Optional.Cmptch.Generic is a generic detection for a family of potentially unwanted Chrome extensions that point to one of the subdomains of cmptch.com.
The affected browser will open advertisements displaying offers originating from one of the subdomains of cmptch.com (i.e. partners.cmptch.com).
Malwarebytes blocks the domain cmptch.com.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Cmptch.Generic 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.
The Exclusions tab includes a list of items to be excluded from scans. The items may include files, folders, websites, or applications that connect to the Internet, as well as previously detected exploits.
To access the exclusions in Malwarebytes: