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How to avoid potentially unwanted programs
PUP.Optional.MultiDownload is Malwarebytes' detection name for adware that is offered as an installer for a great variety of legitimate programs
Users will notice they did not receive the program they thought they downloaded and will be shown advertisements not originating from the sites they are visiting.
PUP.Optional.MultiDownload is offered to users as a downloader/installer for multiple softwares they may have looked for.
Along with the desired software they get adware.
Adware is typically a standalone program which displays adverts to the end-user in a variety of forms, including:
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.MultiDownload by using real-time protection
Malwarebytes blocks PUP.Optional.MultiDownload
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.MultiDownload without further user interaction.
You can use the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Nebula console to scan endpoints.
Choose the Scan + Quarantine option. Afterwards you can check the Detections page to see which threats were found.On the Quarantine page you can see which threats were quarantined and restore them if necessary.
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