CBS Interactive

Publisher Information

CBS Interactive is a software developer located in San Francisco, California in the United States*. The publisher primarily developes software that can be classified as adware. CBS Interactive is CNET's Download.com parent company which distributes software utilizing a custom branded Tightrope Interactive (WebInstaller) download manager that may offer to install various ad-supported software. Thre are 2 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/23/2009 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/24/2011 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=CBS Interactive, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=CBS Interactive, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)09, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
5bd0bbf0908aba158e3ff8aacea4cd92

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
Bundler.PPI.CBSInteractive.N, Bundler.PPI.CBSInteractive.O, Bundler.PPI.CBSInteractive.a, Bundler.PPI.CBSInteractive.FF, Bundler.PPI.CBSInteractive.EE, Bundler.PPI.Installer.CBS, PUP.CBS.CBSInteractive.Bundler (M)
100.00%

ESET NOD32
Win32/OpenCandy, Win32/InstallCore (variant), Win32/OpenCandy potentially unsafe, Win32/InstallCore.D potentially unwanted (variant)
47.37%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.OpenCandy, Adware.Agent
42.11%

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent, Adware.Win32.OpenCandy, Hacktool.Win32.OpenCandy
31.58%

Sophos
OpenCandy, Generic PUA GF
26.32%

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/OpenCandy, W32/Adware_fam.NB, Riskware/InstallCore
26.32%

VIPRE Antivirus
Opencandy
21.05%

Quick Heal
Adware.OpenCandy (Not a Virus)
15.79%

McAfee
Adware-OpenCandy.dll, Artemis!9EAE97BC46F3
15.79%

G Data
Gen:Variant.Application.InstallCore.13, Win32.Adware.OpenCandy, Win32.Application.Dealply
15.79%

1 / 68      (PUP)
5438899_setup.exe (CNET TechTracker by CBS Interactive)  (6118ac5c044464127e10813cc5d847c2)

2 / 68      (PUP)

11 / 68    (PUP)
vdjsetup.exe (InstallCore© Installer by InstallCore ©)  (621899dd6558c0a2e245df3a46b3a4d6)

11 / 68    (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
versiontracker_pro_windows_4_1.msi  (4ac92f7079893c75e5d9beaf161d4e29)

1 / 68      (PUP)
cnet_techtracker_1_0_40_setup.exe  (df9ea36ef1135437d01b68a8b69565b8)

1 / 68      (PUP)

11 / 68    (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)

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1 / 68      (PUP)

7 / 68      (PUP)

4 / 68      (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
10550759_setup.exe (CNET TechTracker by CBS Interactive)  (67e255b7c0c34bb2cc90243edcd59fd7)

5 / 68      (PUP)
5338613_setup.exe (CNET TechTracker by CBS Interactive)  (973e4e4eeb9975ced6426a97ccc101fb)

Downloads URLs for files signed by CBS Interactive.

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The following websites host and distribute files published by CBS Interactive.

The certificates below are also signed by CBS Interactive.

4E4BA2EE1F4C2B3D88BE589DA3471167  (Jul 21, 2013 to Aug 21, 2015)

071A760107B4DE793CD48C0EDA1DF0B5  (Aug 04, 2011 to Aug 04, 2013)

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 CBS Interactive by VeriSign, Inc. on July 23, 2009 with the serial number '5bd0bbf0908aba158e3ff8aacea4cd92'.