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PUP.Optional.RussAd is the detection name for a large family of Chrome extensions that are often found in bundlers aimed at the Russian market.


Malwarebytes can remove the files that belong to this potentially unwanted software without further user interaction. Detections may re-occur, however, if you have Synchronization enabled.

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