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 5 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
6/20/2011 2:00:00 AM
6/19/2014 1:59:59 AM
CN=Ask.com, OU=Distribution, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Ask.com, L=Oakland, S=California, C=US
Detections (100% detected)
PUP.Ask.Installer (M), PUP.Ask (M), PUP.Ask.TODOCompanyname.Installer (M), PUP.Ask.Toolbar (M), PUP.Ask.APN.Installer (M)
Win32.Expiro.80, Adware.Downware.1417, Trojan.Crossrider.27621, Trojan.DownLoader7.16675, Adware.Downware.1661
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.G potentially unsafe application, Win32/Expiro.AY virus, Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask potentially unsafe application
Antiy Labs AVL
Virus.Win32.Expiro.clnvwd, Trojan.Win32.Generic.deinoc, Trojan.Win32.Downware.crduvi
Trend Micro House Call
PE_EXPIRO.AR, TROJ_GEN.F47V0824, Suspicious_GEN.F47V1024
AegisLab AV Signature
Downloads URLs for files signed by Ask.com.
The certificates below are also signed by Ask.com.
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 VeriSign, Inc. on June 20, 2011 with the serial number '0965f2ac7236c7e1bdca44ed139b273a'.