PUP.Optional.PureVPN is Malwarebytes’ detection name for the installer of the PureVPN software.
PUP.Optional.PureVPN can get installed in various ways. The detection aims to give users the option to block the installation.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.PureVPN by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.PureVPN without further user interaction.
You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.
Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.
On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.
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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