Wontok Lab Tests and Removes AirInstaller PUP

Malware Family: Application.Bundler.AirInstaller

Application.Bundler.AirInstaller can take advantages of operating system loopholes. They come bundled with adware, worms and malware. It can also help scamware extensions, plug-ins and add-ons to be installed in the computer automatically.

Wontok Lab Results

We observed that Wontok SafeCentral Security Suite’s On-access and On-demand engines properly detect and remediate this malware, which prevents the unwanted ads/data by uninstalling/deleting this malware.

Observations

Application.Bundler.AirInstaller causes great troubles to Internet users. This version can redirect your favourite websites to other harmful content and pop-up advertisements and messages. This is not a virus or Trojan. However, it is detected as a “potentially unwanted program” (PUP). PUPs are a piece of software that could be harmful. Therefore Wontok recommends removal if possible.

About Wontok Lab

Wontok Lab is Wontok’s product test facility that consists of a team of security researchers in a controlled analysis and testing environment. Wontok Lab conducts rigorous tests specifically designed and tailored for each of Wontok’s security products.

About Wontok SafeCentral Security Solutions

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Sydney, Wontok has operations in Australia, Asia and the United States, Wontok brings proven remote access and endpoint security solutions to market. Wontok designed the SafeCentral solutions to be effective against advanced malware threats on the desktop and mobile devices. SafeCentral Security Solutions includes SafeDesktop, Mobile Security, and Security Suite, all of which can be delivered via partner owned platforms or via the Wontok ONE Cloud-based VAS service delivery platform.