There are frequent occasions where I have to access the web unsandboxed for specific reasons. Also I have to allow downloads to leave the sandbox. These usually go on my desktop. I must confess, that I do not normally scan the sites before download with Virus Total or by an AV when on my desktop.
On all risky sites I am never unsandboxed and use a proxy.
On a recent scan by MBAM, a total of 46 PUP files were picked up as threats and quarantined. They must have come from a download as a group and most of them involve "DealPly".
Are PUP`s really a threat or just minor ineffective intrusions ? A screen shot selection of the MBAM list is as follows :-
Edited by Skippyroo, 24 November 2013 - 06:24 AM.