Adware.MoboGenie is detected by Malwarebytes because it is an adware-supported application that offers a third-party marketplace for Android applications. It is bundled with several potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that are installed alongside the MoboGenie application.
Users installing MoboGenie will be prompted to install other potentially unwanted programs. These could negatively impact user experience through ads, tracking, browser redirects, and other undesirable behaviors.
The application can be downloaded from numerous software download sites, including its own. It is offered through a third party marketplace, which is far less secure than Google Play. The application comes bundled with a rotation of additional PUPs.
Malwarebytes prevents users from installing MoboGenie by blocking with real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove MoboGenie without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
The Exclusions tab includes a list of items to be excluded from scans. The items may include files, folders, websites, or applications that connect to the Internet, as well as previously detected exploits.
To access the exclusions in Malwarebytes:
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