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I've noticed a slowdown both in the loading of the Chrome browser (in the "Resolving Hosts" phase) and overall computer speed compared to recent use (as well as more resources are being used.) While I do have Malwarebytes Premium, the Pup.Optional.Spigot.A (Chrome Preferences) does seem to keep re-infecting after its daily scan (as noted doing first on this page, and the scans happened one day after all Windows and Security updates were installed through regular update methods, no browser pop-up's or new installation methods.) So, I am now posting this Thread. Let me know if you need anyt
For several days, every single time Malwarebytes completes a scan, I receive this warning: Vendor: PUP.Optional.Spigot.A Location: C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\cc6syk4c.default\prefs.js And every single time I quarantine it and delete it, but the warnings never end. If this really is malware, why can’t Malwarebytes get rid of it? Could this be a false positive? I see no indication anywhere in my system of any infection by Spigot.A, and neither Spigot.A nor Dealio are listed in my installed programs. I’ve run full scans with Norton, Ad-Aware, Advanced SystemC