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PUP.Optional.Webbar is the detection for a family of browser hijackers that use browser extensions, scheduled tasks, and services to deliver their content.
Malwarebytes can remove these potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) without further user interaction.
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PUP.Optional.Wajam is the detection name for Wajam, a browser add-on marketed as a “social search.”
PUP.Optional.Somoto is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), specifically a browser hijacker. Some also categorize it as adware.
PUP.Optional.Winsock and all associated detection names refer to a type of Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that intercepts network traffic between the Internet and victim applications.
PUP.Optional.Ask is the detection name for the Ask toolbar, which is a browser extension that is frequently (and unintentionally) installed during installation of partner software.
BrowseFox is a large family of adware that uses different methods of browser hijacking and monetizing to get their message across.
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