What are PUPS Potentially Unwanted Programs

Last Updated on May 2, 2020 by Next Century

Quite often, you will hear the term, PUPs mentioned when security programs scan your computer.

PUP or PUPs stands for Potentially Unwanted Programs which are normally Trojans, Spyware or Adware that may compromise your privacy or direct you to advertising websites.

Majority of security packages like Avast CloudCare, Kaspersky, McAfee, Malwarebytes & Nortons will scan for and protect your computer against PUPs.


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