PUP.Optional.Linkury is Malwarebytes' detection name for a large family of browser hijackers.
Hijackers like PUP.Optional.Linkury manipulate your browser(s) to change your homepage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits the site of their choice. This is usually for the purpose of exposing the user to advertisements and bringing in ad revenue.PUP.Optional.Linkury is adware that comes bundled with many freeware utilities.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.Linkury 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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