Adware and PUAs

Find SophosLabs data about viruses, spyware, suspicious behavior and files, adware, PUAs and controlled applications and devices.

Potentially unwanted applications are programs that aren't malicious, such as dialers, remote administration tools and hacking tools, but are generally considered unsuitable for most business networks.

In this section, you will find information about specific PUAs and adware which our software detects. Remove them if you decide they are not suitable for your workplace.

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