PUP.Optional.Cmptch.Generic is a generic detection for a family of potentially unwanted Chrome extensions that point to one of the subdomains of cmptch.com.
The affected browser will open advertisements displaying offers originating from one of the subdomains of cmptch.com(i.e. partners.cmptch.com).
PUP.Optional.Cmptch.Generic is a potentially unwantedbrowser extension behaving like adwareand usually was installed by bundlers.
Malwarebytes blocks the domain cmptch.com because it is involved in adware and PUPs.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Cmptch.Generic 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.
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