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Redirected by default to Yahoo Search page when i make Mc Afee WebAdvisor as active PUP

PUP stands for Potentially Unwanted Program, and programs that fall under this moniker are slightly different than malware.

From a technical standpoint, a PUP is not malware.  PUPs are not created with the intent to destroy your computer or steal your personal information.  Rather, PUPs are usually just marketing tools that find their way onto people’s computers through a bit of social engineering.

In the past, PUPs were referred to as spyware and ad-ware, but many of the companies that create these programs didn’t like these terms.  They found them counterproductive, as they associated their programs with malware and scared people away.  As such, there now exists a fine legal line between what constitutes a PUP and what constitutes malware, and anyone in the business of labeling programs must be cautious about which term they use.

 

 

 

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Re: Redirected by default to Yahoo Search page when i make Mc Afee WebAdvisor as active PUP

BEWARE MACFEE INTALLS A PUP, THAT MAKE YOU PRINCIPAL SEARCH ENGINE : YAHOO

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Re: Redirected by default to Yahoo Search page when i make Mc Afee WebAdvisor as active PUP

Hi

McAfee has turned ON SecureSearch for safe browsing on the Internet. You can always revert to the search engine of your choice.

See https://service.mcafee.com/webcenter/portal/cp/home/articleview?locale=en-US&articleId=TS102755