PUP.Optional.MySearch is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of Chrome and Firefox extensions that redirect users to sites associated with the domain mysearch.com.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.MySearch by using real-time protection to block the installers for these extensions.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.MySearch 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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