Compete Inc

Publisher Information

Compete Inc is a software developer located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of potentially unwanted software. Thre are 4 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/6/2012 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
1/10/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Compete Inc, OU=operations, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Compete Inc, L=Boston, S=Massachusetts, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
4a4acae072f8065d9c03e2a2240975b0

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Compete, PUP.Installer.Compete, Threat.Installer.Compete, PUP.Compete.Installer (M), PUP.Compete (M), PUP.Compete.Consumer (M)
100.00%

AVG
Generic
20.00%

Dr.Web
Adware.Siggen.30978, Trojan.Damaged.1, Adware.Compete.2
14.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Compete
10.00%

Trend Micro House Call
Suspicious_GEN.F47V1215, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0117, TROJ_GEN.F47V1016, Suspicious_GEN.F47V1111
8.00%

Sophos
PUA 'Consumer Input' (of type Adware)
6.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.ConsumerInput.A
4.00%

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis, BehavesLike.Win32.BadFile.th
4.00%

McAfee
Artemis!348F810C89AF, Artemis!0F3433C84718
4.00%

Clam AntiVirus
Trojan.Zlob-1367
2.00%

1 / 68      (PUP)
consumerinputsetup.exe  (61b3a6483d3430a690aaa8bf29ab788b)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (4cf14ef5ffffe36afe3a60a4bf7e1c3c)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (378d9f0f94ba47ec022396daa4b8e459)

1 / 68      (PUP)
7cb013b.msi  (baf98d2d50b779b020517047da0b0179)

1 / 68      (PUP)
monitoringtool-3.2.1-651.exe  (45c7d74340d85f76549083244ab78155)

1 / 68      (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
ciuninstall.exe  (cbadbf6f8fd37af29e218861788f430f)

1 / 68      (PUP)
consumerinputsetup-3.2.4-4069-ie.exe  (c558e6e7bb681ba90580033d89abe52f)

1 / 68      (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
logger.dll (Compete DCA by Compete)  (e31637ceea140b739b8ae60c906c3e99)

1 / 68      (PUP)
dca-bho.dll (Compete DCA by Compete)  (a627d9c2772645b33cc289f2e34bba5c)

1 / 68      (PUP)
CptUrlPassthru.dll (Compete DCA by Compete)  (963a4d287a4d6fd4bfc1daa24e6ec044)

1 / 68      (PUP)
dca-host.exe (Compete DCA by Compete)  (1356aa4305bb99e6dda1adb731bd4ee7)

5 / 68      (PUP)

8 / 68      (PUP)

1 / 68      (PUP)
consumerinputsetup-3.2.2-1001.exe  (d6692bedb001113c3222bcaee999fa06)

1 / 68      (PUP)
bit9d56.tmp  (a8a0754806f8bc9af5f0d3ec56ab78e1)

1 / 68      (PUP)
bit6290.tmp  (dc73e50c097293d35b76c4807b423029)

1 / 68      (PUP)
consumerinputupdater.exe  (e1d7d202bc5468ad83a461e22174f530)

1 / 68      (PUP)
consumerinputsetup-3.2.0-1568.exe  (7f0f6f5700eb0d6688ca42ac38dd299e)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (c79faa030cf842a8502243d5e61b1863)

1 / 68      (PUP)
ciff-3.1.0-309.exe  (63c7c7ebbe4313cbbdc566c6c07f2ddc)

1 / 68      (PUP)
cicr-3.1.1-1094.exe  (28cda49171678b2421187c2030b33f3e)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (b36e1da0b422eee194f6c6ce1f4f1b0b)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (ff555f767d060160388989e200bac41f)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (1a6f40991c0e0ce735f9f548011ab363)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (8351db6315044dea039437ed75152dfc)

1 / 68      (PUP)
consumerinputsetup.gpp  (e7fad6195126eb2af6123525206296af)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe  (e9e76695669c4a860b67dc53006c8576)

1 / 68      (PUP)
cinm-host.exe  (e73a0021acb3e6ecf90fd0ff2bec25f2)

 
Latest 30 of 215 files

The certificates below are also signed by Compete Inc.

0A6DDD60D9E6C4FAA56565923F8669C2  (Dec 21, 2014 to Mar 22, 2018)

0EE72EE66D6F818B71BCDFAFB57F21FF  (Feb 09, 2012 to Feb 08, 2013)

05939B8CAA8D72A48138235B1801AAB5  (Jan 05, 2009 to Jan 12, 2012)

4EFBEBAEED643004ACBB4894A0B1C8A1  (Jan 11, 2006 to Jan 11, 2009)

* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to Compete Inc by VeriSign, Inc. on February 06, 2012 with the serial number '4a4acae072f8065d9c03e2a2240975b0'.