Question why is malwarebytes blocking this...

USAFRet

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why is malwarebytes blocking this...
hmmmm....I wonder why...
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&channel=cus&q=search+secure+prime

"Search Secure is an intrusive search application that targets famous browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. "
"The Prime Info Spot Search redirect is caused by a browser hijacker which is installed by the users, ..."
"The Secure Search is a hijacker. It is a type of malicious software. Unlike viruses, it will not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause certain problems with your web-browser "
 

editor1

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hmmmm....I wonder why...
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&channel=cus&q=search+secure+prime

"Search Secure is an intrusive search application that targets famous browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. "
"The Prime Info Spot Search redirect is caused by a browser hijacker which is installed by the users, ..."
"The Secure Search is a hijacker. It is a type of malicious software. Unlike viruses, it will not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause certain problems with your web-browser "
Sry 4 the l8 reply. My life has been incredibly pact right now.

I have ran several usb live antivirus scaners and evan in safe mod . I can not find it. Only the malwarebytes pro is booking it.
 

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Sry 4 the l8 reply. My life has been incredibly pact right now.

I have ran several usb live antivirus scaners and evan in safe mod . I can not find it. Only the malwarebytes pro is booking it.
Therein lies the question - Is this something you want on your system?
What is Malwarebytes telling you it wants to do with it?
 

editor1

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Remove this malicious applications, and all your troubles will go away.
(well, some of them anyway)
Thats the problem I cant find it. I have ran several usb live antivirus scaners and evan mb in safe mod . I can not find it. Only the malwarebytes pro is booking it.
 

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Based upon the original screenshot of the Malwarebytes dialog box, this strikes me as Malwarebytes realtime protection blocking the completion of navigation to and loading of another website (not specified in that message) because it contains links that either would or could install the loathsome PUP.

The initial text says: Website blocked due to PUP (emphasis mine). I take that as meaning exactly what it says, and that the website that is being blocked is sketchy to begin with. It's trying to prevent you from even "the near occasion of infection."

This does not look like an actual PUP (as in installed on the system) identification dialog, as those always offer the option to remove.
 

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