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.
6/17/2008 2:00:00 AM
6/18/2011 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 (M), PUP.Ask.Toolbar (M), PUP.Ask.Installer (M)
W32.FamVT.ExpiroPC.PE, W32.Clodc17.Trojan, W32.HfsAutoB
Expiro.YJ, W32/AskBar.D, W32/AskBar.E
Win32.Expiro.80, Trojan.DownLoader7.16675, Trojan.Crossrider.27621
McAfee Web Gateway
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 17, 2008 with the serial number '286f8a30e2eac6965b936f826a05305d'.