Adware.RussAd

Short bio

Adware.Russad is Malwarebytes' detection name for a family of adwaretargeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

Adware.RussAd is of Russian origin and often uses scheduled tasksand browser extensionsto show its advertisements. This adware is often combined in bundlers.

Protection

block Adware.RussAd

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.RussAd

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.RussAd without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantineto remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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