Ask.com

Publisher Information

Ask.com is a software developer located in Oakland, California in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of potentially unwanted software. Ask.com is a toolbar distribution and monetization platform that provides publishers the ability to create white-label toolbars using the APN (Ask Partner Network) platform. Ask in turn provides web search using partners such as Google. Thre are 7 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
Authority:
GeoTrust Inc

Valid from:
7/14/2006 4:51:35 AM

Valid to:
7/14/2008 4:51:35 AM

Subject:
CN=Ask.com, OU=GeoTrust Code Signing, O=Ask.com, L=Oakland, S=CA, C=US

Issuer:
CN=GeoTrust TrustCenter CodeSigning CA I, O=GeoTrust Inc, OU=GeoTrust TrustCenter CodeSigning CA, C=US

Serial number:
00a14100010020d9d7891d7dd5115f

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

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

Bkav FE
W32.Clod27e.Trojan
3.03%

CMC Antivirus
Packed.Win32.Hrup.1!O
3.03%

McAfee
ASKToolbar
3.03%

F-Prot
W32/MalwareF.MBZS
3.03%

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!PUP
3.03%

ESET NOD32
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask
3.03%

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (a40545b0b2f06ffc594b4c970599ef49)

1 / 68      (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (88e3225d42eb43d99a519080e039fee4)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (73dd494099917c34a375b92a329e1d42)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (8bdd6953bf376d55cfa49733de063525)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (b158c42d3a76dfa779f84a0d38c8412c)

1 / 68      (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (3ec3def67786cf56774de532af318286)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (6dfa99794ca2c3dc0b86c3e707d65428)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (2d2c73b2b1ce1c24a6edd55d745a92a4)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (8b1abc71e5b0e20835e0ee40534ed30e)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (757884bc804e8e1019122d01ad2b419e)

1 / 68      (PUP)
askBar.dll (Ask.com Toolbar by Ask.com)  (df1cd360dac412174f8f088a7c2dda6a)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (5dd208364e3b804a0b79082058b169bf)

1 / 68      (PUP)
tmp0000001d899042920cc5780c  (f46fedf5681c891c89f44e00305f6c32)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (0c8d9340e1b5fe580cccdd0c86b796e2)

1 / 68      (PUP)
tmp0000004dba02cb11ad1ee7a8  (c42e82fd8924660e56118c5ebc4ba0b0)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (a95b53eee964af8abd414441d6a1ebbd)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (0202d61a093448eb3b6083dbc3e69c7b)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (8512da80dabb77c5baa4ca28993ac855)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie-76f3bac2-ef18-43f8-bd4b-a3f793fe7d11.exe  (062191ac45d692d4714e299a61e24404)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie-687ba33d-c48e-4c19-9a84-44cec518a76b.exe  (c723a3e01ee4ee3b80e73832cc8261b8)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie-1ea31164-6f02-43ea-ba26-b7010853096c.exe  (d4a56398f090f1756707326028f074e9)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (00b59789d4910d990304bee872a21a30)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie-f7fe2436-dc2f-45ad-9354-7d4db4760da0.exe  (7a0b0fb28bc8b9ecb5f17fb34090a57f)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (53c6378ee077cbecbee26853a1eb6d08)

1 / 68      (PUP)
askbarsetup.exe (by Ask.com)  (9549512515ef45c054c3c9758dcc2df3)

1 / 68      (PUP)
runie.exe  (cd9b24dd348a8924d0a213970d648f85)

1 / 68      (PUP)
askbarsetup_uk.exe (by Ask.com)  (8a4d9fb92dcc418e3077d6b312e81243)

1 / 68      (PUP)
askpopstp.dll (Ask PopSwatter by Ask.com)  (3ac32e7245286b974cad391add1f118a)

 
Latest 30 of 33 files

The certificates below are also signed by Ask.com.

10E57342395FA81AAE79841E0306DED6  (Feb 16, 2017 to Nov 06, 2019)

1C1D236C74BFAA30055CD178EE0CD663  (Jul 13, 2016 to Sep 12, 2019)

071C9C2CC792BCB19C804C3655D4DE1F  (Jun 02, 2014 to Aug 01, 2016)

10B9E2525844B965BFD1932E5265E605  (Sep 07, 2015 to Jul 31, 2016)

0E92120309E5E292CD4FFE132C48D3D8  (Jan 23, 2014 to Jun 19, 2014)

0965F2AC7236C7E1BDCA44ED139B273A  (Jun 19, 2011 to Jun 18, 2014)

286F8A30E2EAC6965B936F826A05305D  (Jun 17, 2008 to Jun 18, 2011)

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

* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to Ask.com by GeoTrust Inc on July 14, 2006 with the serial number '00a14100010020d9d7891d7dd5115f'.