PUP.Optional.Zaxar is Malwarebytes’ detection name for an ad fraud application that is offered to users as a gaming platform called Zaxar Game Browser.
PUP.Optional.Zaxar can reach user systems via:
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.Zaxar by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Zaxar 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.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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