This is the Amonetize download manager which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application downloadsetup__2299_i604985453_il7080503.exe by Amonetize ltd has been detected as adware by 27 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Amonetize Downloader installer. The setup program bundles adware offers using the Amonetize, a Pay-Per-Install (PPI) monetization and distribution download manager. The software offerings provided are based on the PC's geo-location at the time of install.
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This setup file is a re-distribution of the original program that bundles various adware offers during installation including toolbars and browser search extensions.
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.
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350.4 KB (358,760 bytes)
Original file name:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
10/29/2013 3:30:00 AM
10/30/2014 3:29:59 AM
CN=Amonetize ltd., OU=Amonetize ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Amonetize ltd., L=Raanana, S=Israel, C=IL
4/27/2014 1:30:33 PM
245.5 KB (251,392 bytes)
The file downloadsetup__2299_i604985453_il7080503.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.