Adware.Yontoo

Short bio

Adware.Yontoo is Malwarebytes' generic detection name for a large family of adwaretargeting Windows systems.

Symptoms

Most Adware.Yontoo variants work with browser hijackingcapabilities. They also install a toolbar and hook themselves deep into the affected operating system.

Protection

block Adware.Yontoo

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Yontoo

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Yontoo 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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