PUP.Optional.SolutionReal

Short bio

PUP.Optional.SolutionReal refers to a type of adware that hijacks your browser to change your homepage or search engines. The goal of the adware is to get users to visit the sites SolutionReal wants them to visit, which includes redirecting users to online advertisements.

SolutionReal is a variant of the BrowseFox adware and is primarily bundled with other software.

Common infection method

The most common infection method by this threat is through bundled software.

Avoidance advice:

Remediation

Malwarebytes removes this threat. However, there may be some leftovers you might need to clean up.

Associated yhreats

  • Optional.BrowseFox
  • Optional.SolutionReal.A

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