Covus Pro GmbH
The application ccleaner.exe by Covus Pro GmbH has been detected as adware by 4 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Covus installer. With this installer, users are expecting to download the free Piriform CCleaner but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
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Includes bundled offers in the installer/download manager that include adware components such as Best-markit, and Search Protect (ClientConnect).
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.
1/24/2017 1:56:10 AM UTC (today)
Win32/DownloadGuide.A potentially unwanted application
458.4 KB (469,368 bytes)
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
1/23/2014 1:00:00 AM
1/24/2016 12:59:59 AM
CN=Covus Pro GmbH, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Covus Pro GmbH, L=Berlin, S=Berlin, C=DE
6/6/2014 9:59:28 AM
170.5 KB (174,592 bytes)