Helix Control Inc.

Publisher Information

Helix Control Inc. is a software publisher located in Bellevue, Washington in the United States*. A majority of the programs developed by the company can be classified as adware or other potentially unwanted programs. Thre are 2 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/28/2012 12:19:24 PM

Valid to:
12/23/2013 3:37:09 PM

Subject:
CN=Helix Control Inc., OU=Research, O=Helix Control Inc., L=Bellevue, S=WA, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
27cd0286adbe2e

Scanner detections:
Detections  (65% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1717, Trojan.DownLoader7.34751, Trojan.Searcher.1039, Trojan.DownLoader7.36224, Adware.Downware.7940, Trojan.DownLoader10.40601
64.71%

Vba32 AntiVirus
suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h, TrojanDownloader.Genome, Downloader.Agent
58.82%

McAfee
Artemis!6A45C4DC435C, Artemis!873C33B608EC, Artemis!F96786953D8C, Artemis!392308D35ACC, Artemis!CADDE14E2563, Artemis!04D87E70FBBE
52.94%

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!6A45C4DC435C, Artemis!873C33B608EC, Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-SFX.G, Artemis!392308D35ACC, Artemis!CADDE14E2563
52.94%

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0719, TROJ_SPNR.14FD13, TROJ_GEN.F47V0112, TROJ_GEN.F47V0128, TROJ_GEN.F47V0515, TROJ_GEN.F47V0118, TROJ_GEN.F47V0723
41.18%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Campaign.A, PUP.Optional.BasicServe.A, Trojan.Downloader.Agent.NS
41.18%

ESET NOD32
Win32/SmartInstaller, NSIS/TrojanDownloader.Agent.NOD, NSIS/TrojanDownloader.Agent.NOB
35.29%

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan-Downloader.NSIS.Agent.nod, Adinstaller.Goodware/SmartInstaller, Trojan.Win32.Generic
35.29%

Norman
Downloader, Suspicious_Gen4.ECBVX
23.53%

AVG
AdInstaller.W, Adware AdInstaller.W
23.53%

3 / 68      (inconclusive)
hiddenworld_244191.exe  (c38ccd09d73a44929a7041d6e4356809)

6 / 68      (Malware)
cid_216759_sono.exe  (b5e9dde53eced2d813d7ca05c2a64ba4)

6 / 68      (PUP)
zooanimals_236915.exe  (f9538f772cc6d92aeb9eafa36814df03)

5 / 68      (PUP)
megamorpher_144610.exe  (f75d9a75779e8192a274fd3ce5268c5e)

2 / 68
hiddenworldofart_249341.exe  (e93963ba25d13f6c32878eaf13741305)

11 / 68    (Malware)
basicserve_112613225340.exe  (84cffa233df99929351ee0680dbc2db1)

4 / 68      (inconclusive)
registryexpert_220916.exe  (04d87e70fbbe26a57d3b5ddeff0bf69a)

5 / 68      (Malware)
jewelquest_245162.exe  (cadde14e256347ad844fd1343b05d5bd)

5 / 68      (PUP)
youtubesaved_203853.exe  (7f2a39bc0002e04b0bb778f068f328b7)

5 / 68      (PUP)
execcomponent1.exe  (ea429160f2e1a454c5cbf7ec0b2833ba)

4 / 68      (inconclusive)
arcadefever_237484.exe  (e7f84ca818dcc1eba2176daf3ac5fffc)

3 / 68
optimizerpro_245913.exe  (392308d35acc731320d91053952e978a)

23 / 68    (PUP)
setup.exe  (4f91a776d0f5b414fa2296ea48a1daf7)

6 / 68      (PUP)
cid_216750_sono.exe  (873c33b608ec3562827a5752c5311f3e)

4 / 68      (PUP)
p176947_269812.exe  (5cb824defa02f9a980eeed1f78b6632a)

7 / 68      (PUP)
execcomponent3.exe  (6a45c4dc435c113e6eef2706e42764d2)

3 / 68      (inconclusive)
optimizerpro_251011.exe  (e8b6574390022b7caf75e439f9c2fe38)

Downloads URLs for files signed by Helix Control Inc..

7 / 68      (PUP)
http://cdn.airdlr3.com/downloads/offers/.../compete.exe  (6a45c4dc435c113e6eef2706e42764d2)

4 / 68      (inconclusive)
http://fastd.us/.../RegistryExpert_220916.exe  (04d87e70fbbe26a57d3b5ddeff0bf69a)

4 / 68      (inconclusive)
http://fastd.us/.../ArcadeFever_237484.exe  (e7f84ca818dcc1eba2176daf3ac5fffc)

3 / 68      (inconclusive)
http://cloudnet2.com/.../OptimizerPro_251011.exe  (e8b6574390022b7caf75e439f9c2fe38)

The following websites host and distribute files published by Helix Control Inc..

The certificates below are also signed by Helix Control Inc..

04297A054BEF74  (Feb 09, 2012 to Dec 23, 2012)

4EDCA2251D2237  (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 23, 2012)

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 Helix Control Inc. by GoDaddy.com, Inc. on December 28, 2012 with the serial number '27cd0286adbe2e'.