Some software monetize themselves with partnerships with other companies, and bundling their installers with optional software offers. Starting with UCheck 3.10, PUP Protection is available (BETA) and prevents optional offers to install on the system when running a setup
This is a general explanation about different kind of online threats. What they do, and how. Introduction to viruses, malware, worms, adware and others.
PUPs (for potentially unwanted programs) are harmless by design, most of the time. Here we will study a case where such program behaves like a rootkit.
Got infected with PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program)? Follow this step by step guide to get rid of it, and learn to avoid next infection.