AdwCleaner only targets the following type of malware:
- Adware (ads software)
- PUP/LPI (Potentially Undesirable Program)
- Hijacker (Hijack of the browser's homepage)
Also, the next major version of AdwCleaner (v7) will be much more powerful against them.
If you have some more informations about new forms of Adware, PUP, .. we would be glad to get your detailed feedback!