PUP.Optional.StrongSignal is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), specifically adware targeted at Windows systems.
Once PUP.Optional.StrongSignal is installed, this PUP pushes an excessive amount of pop-up and embedded advertisements on websites users visit.
StrongSignal is marketed as a tool that shows the user coupons for merchant sites they are visiting; however, it actually just bombards the user with advertisements whether they relate to the website or not. PUP.Optional.StrongSignal is usually found bundled with other software, which may be legitimate or potentially unwanted in nature.
Malwarebytes protects users from PUP.Optional.StrongSignal by using real-time protection.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.StrongSignal 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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