PUP.Optional.APNToolbar is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for toolbars of the Ask Partner Network (APN).
PUP.Optional.APNToolbar is usually installed by the users themselves, who may be prompted by exaggerated promises of functionality. It provides toolbars and Ask.com start pages claiming to offer helpful tools for user hobbies and interests.
Malwarebytes protected users from PUP.Optional.APNToolbar by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.APNToolbar without further user interaction.