PUP.Optional.Coupoon

Short Bio

PUP.Optional.Coupoon is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), specifically an adware. Once installed, PUP.Optional.Coupoon targets the browser and modifies settings by either changing the start/search page, redirecting the browser and/or forcing an excessive amount of pop-up advertisements.

Common Infection Method

PUP.Optional.Coupoon comes bundled with other software that is download from third-party websites.

Avoidance Advice

Remediation

Malwarebytes completely removes this threat. No further cleanup required.

A removal guide for Coupoon can be found on our forums.

 

Associated Threats