PUP.Optional.Wajam is the detection name for Wajam, a browser add-on marketed as a “social search.”
PUP.Optional.Elex is a generic detection for a Chinese family of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) for Windows systems that is closely related to adware and even Trojans of the same family.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.Elex by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Elex without further user interaction.
In the Malwarebytes Settings menu enable the Scan for rootkits, to see if any other members of this family are present and need to be removed.
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: