PUM.Optional.ChromeModification is Malwarebytes’ detection name for potentially unwanted changes to the Chrome/Chromium policy template.
The potentially unwanted modifications detected as PUM.Optional.ChromeModification will be found in
Malwarebytes can remove the potentially unwanted additions to the policy template without further user interaction. Also, we advise users to do a full system scan as PUM.Optional.ChromeModification could have been added to the system by malware or PUP.
When PUM is detected on your computer, Malwarebytes for Windows does not know if it was authorized. Optimization software, malware, and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are known to make these types of changes, hence they are regarded as potentially unwanted.
To have Malwarebytes for Windows ignore a PUM, you must add the PUM as an exclusion.
When a PUM is excluded, Malwarebytes for Windows does not detect the PUM during scans or Real-Time Protection.
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