Optimum Installer

Domain Information

The domain registered by Adknowledge was initially registered in May of 2013 through TUCOWS DOMAINS INC.. This domain has been seen distributing various forms of adware (some being very aggressive) directly or via bundled installations. The hosted servers are located in Ashburn, Virginia within the United States. The domain uses the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing platform. The domain is associated with the publisher Optimum Installer who is located in Kansas City, Missouri in the United States.

Server location:
Virginia, United States (US)

Create date:
Monday, May 20, 2013

Expires date:
Friday, May 20, 2016

Updated date:
Friday, August 07, 2015

AS14618 AMAZON-AES -, Inc., US

The domain has been seen to resolve to the following 7 IP addresses.
May 18, 2016
March 30, 2016
February 20, 2016
February 8, 2016
January 3, 2016
September 4, 2014
January 28, 2014

The following 7 files have been seen to comunicate with in live environments.



“BrowserSafeguard protects you from malware, phishing attacks, Trojan viruses and many other threats that come from surfing the Internet.”

Amazon Web Services (AWS), running an EC2 instance

SSL certificate subject:
CN=*, OU=EssentialSSL Wildcard, OU=Domain Control Validated

SSL certificate issuer:
CN=COMODO RSA Domain Validation Secure Server CA, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Web server:
Microsoft-IIS/7.5 (ASP.NET) (Version: 4.0.30319)

Shares:  16
Comments:  10

Statistics above are for the previous month of December 2018.