What is a PUP?
A PUP is a Potentially Unwanted Program that may compromise your security and privacy.
Is PC Matic a PUP?
- No. At it’s very core, PC Matic provides protection against malware, adware and spyware that PUPs thrive on.
- PC Matic includes an ad blocker as a part of it’s superior security protection.
- Unlike PUPs, PC Matic is NOT bundled with any other software programs.
- PC Matic has been certified by ICSA Labs and Virus Bulletin for their anti-virus protection.
- PC Matic is a member of the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) for their anti-malware protection, and a member of the Virus Information Alliance and the Microsoft Virus Initiative.
- PC Magazine also recent reviewed PC Matic, and was cited as “…an effective antivirus and system optimization tool”.
It should be known, that we are currently working with authorities to police any adware that is being fraudulently portrayed as PC Matic.
If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding PC Matic being erroneously categorized as a PUP, please contact us here.