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.
1/23/2014 1:00:00 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.Startup.Ask.H, PUP.Ask.Installer, PUP.BHO.Ask.R, PUP.Installer.Ask.F, PUP.Ask.U, PUP.Installer.Ask.J, PUP.Ask.Q, PUP.Toolbar.Ask.Y, PUP.Ask.J, PUP.Ask.N, PUP.Installer.Ask.C, PUP.Installer.Ask.S, PUP.Installer.Ask.K, PUP.Installer.Ask.U, PUP.Installer.Ask.R, PUP.Installer.Ask.M, PUP.Ask.Installer (M), PUP.Ask.APN (M)
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask (variant), Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.G potentially unsafe (variant)
Adware.Win32.Agent, Hacktool.Win32.Bundled.bToolbar, PUA.Win32.AskToolbar, Hacktool.Win32.Bundled.BToolbar
Trend Micro House Call
Suspicious_GEN.F47V0828, TROJ_GEN.F47V0824, TROJ_GEN.F47V0516, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0614
Boost by Reason
Optional.Startup.Ask.H, Optional.Task.Ask.K, Optional.BHO.Ask.R, Optional.Ask.F
McAfee Web Gateway
Antiy Labs AVL
Downloads URLs for files signed by Ask.com.
The following websites host and distribute files published 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 January 23, 2014 with the serial number '0e92120309e5e292cd4ffe132c48d3d8'.