PUP.Optional.VisicomToolbar is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of browser toolbars published by Visicom Media Inc.
PUP.Optional.VisicomToolbar adds a toolbar to the affected browser(s) which are usually Internet Explorer plus the default browser, if that is a different one.
Users may see warning similar to these during install:
and users may find an entry similar to this one in their list of installed Programs and Features:
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.VisicomToolbar by using real-time protection. It classifies the installers even if they have not (yet) been added to the definitions.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.VisicomToolbar 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:
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