APN LLC

Publisher Information

APN LLC is a software developer located in Oakland, California in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of potentially unwanted software. APN (Ask Partner Nework) is a web browser toolbar creation, distribution and monetization platform. Ask provides software publishers with a means to create a custom toolbar and to distribute/monetize it by co-bundling the toolbar with the publisher's products. Thre are 3 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/16/2012 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/9/2015 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=APN LLC, OU=Distribution, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=APN LLC, L=Oakland, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
27eab3de0b03d88d5c4a2ae477b84dfa

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Ask.APN.Installer (M), PUP.Ask.APN (M), PUP.Ask.APN.Toolbar (M)
100.00%

ESET NOD32
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask (variant), Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.F potentially unsafe (variant), Win32/Toolbar.Visicom (variant)
22.00%

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.IECore, PUP/Win32.ToolbarCore
18.00%

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.AskToolbar, Adware.Win32.AskToolbar
16.00%

Trend Micro House Call
PE_SALITY.RL, TROJ_GEN.F47V0218, Suspicious_GEN.F47V1028, TROJ_GEN.F47V0604
12.00%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Virus , Trojan
8.00%

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM19.Gen, Malware.QVM20.Gen
8.00%

Trend Micro
PE_SALITY.RL
6.00%

avast!
Win32:Kukacka
4.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4721115
4.00%

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.7.0_spc-sat.msi  (f739e9002272ac8c1eb58b2338abea76)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.6.0_spc-sat.msi  (c383cd20b71b73fdbf1afeaf1e04885e)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.5.1_spc-sat.msi  (ba8a9b20be4657df5e99bf40f0640518)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.3.0_spc-sat.msi  (a8747955158b1cc1585ed35da6f406b4)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.10.0_spc-sat.msi  (0fae9171c55d4eea17865661103c2dbd)

1 / 68      (PUP)
imeshmediabar.exe (Music Toolbar (Dist. by iMesh, Inc.))  (6d0bcffbb0764bfd0a23e8552a145945)

1 / 68      (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
apnist.dll (Ask Desktop Module)  (43ae07eda6c14f9dc9c4c34ae107013b)

1 / 68      (PUP)
apniha.dll (AskDesktop Module)  (80a2a19a2d85accba8521537442bca45)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.6.0_asi2-sat.msi  (1651f83a5fe129f5ab40d52e10952002)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.6.0_fxt-rg.msi  (1151e25c2648cd9331008cf79a51fd72)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.7.0_kmp-sat.msi  (12351ccc0ee8725f92c50a11d56fb1a7)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.10.0_kmp-sat.msi  (25d3ba3e16e60a74740be2b8e978f53a)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.10.0_spcv6.msi  (63ec31c1c02a2dd9a152300a7dad3a64)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.1.0_atu4-v7.msi  (a76b5e048e2a519c3e121c93c037aece)

12 / 68    (PUP)
__searchresultstb.dll (DTX Toolbar by APN)  (f6d55b5765e7dee33b15901df497b087)

1 / 68      (PUP)
__searchresultsdx.dll (dtx Dynamic Link Library by APN)  (740d442415776ffa4d57db6d17ae01e5)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.10.0_spcv7.msi  (6591710a6bc8c243dd33ac653e1cf3d6)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.6.0_clmv7-sat.msi  (85ceadaeb79dfc96973d8e1bad5abb90)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.10.0_kmp-sat.msi  (6f26d8f82d0cc73ba92d2f9cb7820152)

1 / 68      (PUP)
asktoolbarinstaller-12.3.0_vdj-v7.msi  (d46d7920625995c8baadd0e5a7114f59)

10 / 68    (PUP)
TBNotifier.exe (Ask TBNotifier by APN)  (756486fd3c4d77ea8c31a6e042962662)

4 / 68      (PUP)
Passport.dll (Passport by APN)  (32d158840e60c4c3447453a29d010712)

4 / 68      (PUP)
UpdateManager.exe (Update Manager by APN)  (257f8aa6c628f30c30bf7b9786b06d53)

4 / 68      (PUP)
ToolbarPS.dll (Toolbar PS by APN)  (aa00a11e8b74bfc7f7de4d058e058f99)

22 / 68    (PUP)
Toolbar.exe (Toolbar Core by APN)  (c958b3818e1666cb8194f14861272ecf)

3 / 68      (PUP)
Toolbar.dll (Toolbar by APN)  (df28b71ea0bd2ee6f41efc763b03f72d)

4 / 68      (PUP)
so.dll (Object Model by APN)  (d177e1101b8bdc74b4bd4f39ce259588)

4 / 68      (PUP)
ServiceLocator.exe (Service Locator by APN)  (2d8207df100796fe7bd1739217bc6bad)

4 / 68      (PUP)
SearchHook.dll (Search Hook by APN)  (29bd07d1a4e66c470f3b683398c4e135)

 
Latest 30 of 1,304 files

Top-level domains owned by APN LLC.

The certificates below are also signed by APN LLC.

74BAC30967391B08242D79F7F79449E2  (Feb 26, 2015 to May 28, 2018)

76A1FC71CE00683A2B887A2CFA2F5D6B  (Dec 02, 2015 to May 27, 2018)

2F4E343161BC7EB67514D3DCEC434EA0  (Jan 23, 2014 to Apr 09, 2015)

The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.

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* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to APN LLC by VeriSign, Inc. on April 16, 2012 with the serial number '27eab3de0b03d88d5c4a2ae477b84dfa'.