PUP.Optional.KingSoft is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a potentially unwanted program (PUP) called WPS Office published by KingSoft.
PUP.Optional.KingSoft is a potentially unwanted program that is often installed by users themselves as an ad-supported alternative for Microsoft office products.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.KingSoft by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.KingSoft 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:
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