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Short bio

The domain optimizerupdate.com was blocked by Malwarebytes because it was associated  with hijacks.

Malicious behavior

Subdomains in this domain are used to store search extensions that get force installed in a user’s browser.


block optimizerupdate.com

Malwarebytes blocks the domain optimizerupdate.com


Should users wish to visit a blocked Domain and exclude it from being blocked, they can add it to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.

  • Open Malwarebytes for Windows.
  • Click the Detection History
  • Click the Allow List
  • To add an item to the Allow List, click Add.
  • Select Allow a website.
  • Select Add a URL and enter the domain that you wish to exclude.
  • Click on Done and the domain should appear in your Allow List.

Associated threats

  • PUP.Optional.ActiveSearchBar
  • PUP.Optional.CustomSearchBar