PUP.Optional.ChinAd is a threat detected by MalwareBytes Anti-Malware. The PUP.Optional.ChinAd threat is classified as PUP a Potentially Unwanted Program by MalwareBytes Anti-Malware because it inflicts and acts as a malicious threat into your computer system. PUP.Optional.ChinAd is not a virus but it does act like one. PUP.Optional.ChinAd is adware which is bundled using custom installers and dropped on your computer during the installation process. Most users have no idea how this PUP.Optional.ChinAd threat is installed on there computer and what it is, until MalwareBytes Anti-Malware detects it as a malicious threat.