install.rdf

Ask Toolbar

This is an Install Manifest file for the Ask Toolbar Firefox extension created by Ask.com and provides metadata identifying the extension. It is installed within the Mozilla Firefox web browser as part of an addin/plugin.
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MD5:
027995750fe89dfa01c8df4ccf512e53

SHA-1:
d5a2e5bb7c5267ca62c588a90032bb69229ee458

SHA-256:
13bf20041fec7890a67ec7d8801ece3e072acf73c4e3571d1451eec09932c02d

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
While the manifest file itself is not malware, it is linked to an unwanted Firefox extension.

Analysis date:
12/10/2016 11:55:14 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Adware.AskToolbar.MozillaPlugin.K
14.9.18.4

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File size:
3 KB (3,098 bytes)

File type:
Resource Description Framework (RDF)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles\{user}.default\extensions\toolbar@ask.com\install.rdf

Mozilla Extension
Name:
Ask Toolbar

Creator:
Ask.com

Description:
“Convenient tools and links to make your web surfing more enjoyable”

Home page:
http://www.ask.com/


<RDF xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:em="http://www.mozilla.org/2004/em-rdf#">
  <Description about="urn:mozilla:install-manifest">
    <em:id>toolbar@ask.com</em:id>
    <em:name>Ask Toolbar</em:name>
    <!-- Description Localized (used for FF 2 as well - all browser locales) -->
    <em:description>Convenient tools and links to make your web surfing more enjoyable</em:description>
    <!-- Localized descriptions -->
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>es-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Herramientas y enlaces útiles para mejorar su experiencia de navegación</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>de-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Praktische Tools und Links für ein noch größeres Surfvergnügen</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>fr-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Des outils et des liens très pratiques pour faciliter votre navigation sur le Web</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>it-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Strumenti e link utili per facilitare la navigazione sul Web</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>nl-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Handige tools en koppelingen voor prettiger websurfen</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>pl-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Wygodne narzędzia i łącza ułatwiające korzystanie z sieci</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>pt-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Ferramentas e links convenientes para tornar sua navegação na web mais agradável</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:localized>
      <Description>
        <em:locale>ru-</em:locale>
        <em:description>Удобные инструменты и ссылки, которые сделают вашу навигацию в сети Интернет еще более приятной</em:description>
      </Description>
    </em:localized>
    <em:creator>Ask.com</em:creator>
    <em:homepageURL>http://www.ask.com/</em:homepageURL>
    <em:version>3.5.0.145</em:version>
    <em:type>2</em:type>
    <!-- extension -->
    <em:optionsURL>chrome://asktoolbar/content/options.xul</em:optionsURL>
    <em:aboutURL>chrome://asktoolbar/content/about.xul</em:aboutURL>
    <em:iconURL>chrome://asktoolbar/skin/ask_32x32.png</em:iconURL>
    <em:targetApplication>
      <!-- Firefox -->
      <Description>
        <em:id>{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}</em:id>
        <em:minVersion>2.0</em:minVersion>
        <em:maxVersion>5.*</em:maxVersion>
      </Description>
    </em:targetApplication>
  </D...
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