PUP.Optional.RussAd is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of Chrome and Opera extensions that are often found in bundlers aimed at the Russian market.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.RussAd by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.RussAd 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: