This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application mediaplayerclassicinstaller.exe by Nextup has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from i.greatappsfree.com.
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This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/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.
1/24/2017 10:26:53 AM UTC (today)
Antiy Labs AVL
K7 Gateway Antivirus
McAfee Web Gateway
Trend Micro House Call
594.5 KB (608,816 bytes)
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
COMODO CA Limited
5/22/2014 2:00:00 AM
5/23/2015 1:59:59 AM
CN=Nextup, O=Nextup, STREET=10900 NE 8TH ST, STREET=STE 1000, L=Bellevue, S=WA, PostalCode=98004, C=US
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB
6/2/2014 11:38:23 PM
398.5 KB (408,064 bytes)
The file mediaplayerclassicinstaller.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.