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Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this unwanted software.
This browser modifier can change your web browser settings without adequate consent.
It is usually installed through bundlers such as SoftwareBundler:Win32/Mizenota, SoftwareBundler:Win32/Prepscram, SoftwareBundler:Win32/InstallMonster, SoftwareBundler:Win32/ICLoader and SoftwareBundler:Win32/Dartsmound.
This threat is part of a suite of malware and unwanted software families that is also called "Fireball". Read about this threat group in the Windows Security blog:
This threat is an unwanted software. An unwanted software is a program that alters your Windows experience without your consent or control. We use a set of evaluation criteria to determine what programs are classified as unwanted software. As the software ecosystem evolves, so do our evaluation criteria. To learn more, read these blog entries:
- Protecting customers from being intimidated into making an unnecessary purchase
- Cleaners ought to be clean (and clear)
- A brief discourse on ‘Changing browsing experience’
- Keeping browsing experience in users’ hands
- Keeping Browsing Experience in Users’ Hands, an Update...
- Cleaning up misleading advertisements
- Adware: A new approach