Dictionary.com

Publisher Information

Dictionary.com is a software publisher located in Oakland, California in the United States*. A majority of the programs developed by the company can be classified as adware or other potentially unwanted programs. There is one additional code signing certificate issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
12/15/2009 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
12/16/2011 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Dictionary.com, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Dictionary.com, L=Oakland, 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:
345bd4ad5f18cb3cf53744dddb3e0903

Scanner detections:
Detections  (65% detected)

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Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Toolbar.Dictionary.P, Win32.Generic.Dictionary, PUP.BHO.Dictionary.R, PUP.Toolbar.Ask.Meta, Win32.Generic.Dictionary.Meta, PUP.Ask.Updater.Startup.Meta (M), Win32.Generic.Ask.Installer.Meta, Win32.Generic.Ask.Toolbar.Meta, Threat.Win.Reputation.IMP, PUP.Ask.Toolbar.Meta (M)
78.57%

ESET NOD32
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask (variant)
28.57%

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.AskToolbar
7.14%

1 / 68      (Adware)
askpartnercobrandingtool.exe (Partner Cobranding by Ask)  (90b7a853e286915fae384c8dfad6e49d)

1 / 68      (PUP)
saupdate.exe  (8c2fd638b178f0c6f057b35a040477db)

1 / 68      (Malware)
precache.exe  (8d4f3f2050a787148f41e85ec08335f5)

1 / 68      (Adware)
GenericAskToolbar.dll (Toolbar by Ask)  (82bfda07c2d8b8bc43429db559f25a86)

1 / 68      (Adware)
externalwrapper.exe (Ask Toolbar by Ask)  (7a17ea2b5acb08fd6b8a750ed724796e)

1 / 68      (PUP)
Updater.exe (Updater by Dictionary)  (ba684e3133084e66dbd9d0eb85d482f1)

1 / 68      (Malware)
updatetask.exe  (50b4515e606ce64eaebdd417c5fa231f)

1 / 68      (inconclusive)

1 / 68      (PUP)
saupdate.exe  (b1eb5ab0d634c85a3bc9106680d31090)

1 / 68      (Adware)
GenericAskToolbar.dll (Toolbar by Ask)  (27c21193ba4cb31ccc42ba1c3f742fee)

1 / 68      (Malware)
updatetask.exe  (d723d8e22612bd2cd78b6faf9784e20f)

1 / 68      (inconclusive)

0 / 68
cleverkeyssetup.exe (CleverKeys by Dictionary.com)  (518bfd0c76d45cac1445f74337291453)

1 / 68      (inconclusive)

3 / 68      (Adware)
externalwrapper.exe (Dictionary Toolbar by Ask)  (23bf60ec67d3a5a09ccc029588093ca1)

0 / 68
QDHook2.dll (CleverKeys by Dictionary.com)  (7da4862d2d3f8d28dc489e04db482ed7)

Downloads URLs for files signed by Dictionary.com.

0 / 68

The following websites host and distribute files published by Dictionary.com.

The following certificate is also signed by Dictionary.com.

7952AF7AAAF9021232C12B209A433690  (Jan 30, 2012 to Jan 30, 2014)

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 Dictionary.com by VeriSign, Inc. on December 15, 2009 with the serial number '345bd4ad5f18cb3cf53744dddb3e0903'.