IAC Search and Media is a software publisher located in Oakland, California in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of potentially unwanted software. IAC Search and Media (Ask Partner Nework, APN) is a web browser toolbar creation, distribution and monetization platform. IAC provides software publishers with a means to create a custom toolbar and to distribute/monetize it by co-bundling the toolbar with the publisher's products. There is one additional code signing certificate issued to this publisher.
1/23/2014 7:00:00 AM
10/21/2015 6:59:59 AM
CN=IAC Search and Media, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=IAC Search and Media, L=Oakland, S=California, C=US
Detections (100% detected)
PUP.IACSearchandMedia.P, PUP.Installer.IACSearchandMedia.O, PUP.Installer.IACSearchandMedia.R, PUP.Installer.Ask, PUP.Ask.IACSearchandMedia.Installer (M), PUP.Ask.IACSearchandMedia (M), PUP.Ask.IACSearchandMedia.Toolbar (M)
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask (variant), Win32/Toolbar.Visicom (variant), Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.K potentially unsafe (variant)
PUA.Win32.Visicom, Adware.Win32.Visicom, Hacktool.Win32.Bundled.BToolbar, Adware.Win32.AskToolbar, Adware.Win32.Asktoolbar
K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan , Unwanted-Program , Virus , DoS-Trojan
Trojan , Unwanted-Program , Virus
The following certificate is also signed by IAC Search and Media.
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 IAC Search and Media by VeriSign, Inc. on January 23, 2014 with the serial number '5367f5135fcc8b151c3e3ee4befd1dfb'.