Optimum Installer is a software developer located in Kansas City, Missouri in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. Run by Adknowledge, Inc, OptimumInstaller is a download manager and pay-per-installer of bundled software, typically potentially unwanted applications such as toolbars. "OptimumInstaller by Adknowledge is the leading app distribution and monetization platform. OptimumInstaller helps publishers earn revenue by bundling offers for free third-party software within the installation process of their apps. OptimumInstaller also helps advertisers distribute their desktop apps, toolbars, and browser extensions through our extensive partner network and exclusive distribution channels." (optimuminstaller.net). Optimum Installer is owned by Adknowledge, as well as Tiny Installer, InstallerDotExe, and Fusion installer (these are the exact same installer and same offers but are coded slightly differently all to negate certain AV flags). There is one additional code signing certificate issued to this publisher.
11/7/2011 6:00:00 PM
11/7/2012 5:59:59 PM
CN=Optimum Installer, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Optimum Installer, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, C=US
Detections (100% detected)
Downloader, Adware Generic5, Potentially harmful program Downloader, Adware AdInstaller, Adware AdInstaller.OptimumInstaller
Application.Generic.414119, Application.Generic.454097, Application.Bundler.OptimumInstaller.Y, Trojan.Generic.KDV.588214
Adware.Agent, Adware.Generic, Riskware.Adware
W32/Ibryte.B.gen, W32/Optim.A.gen, W32/Optim.B.gen
Win32:IBryte-X [PUP], Win32:Installer-J [PUP], Win32:PUP-gen [PUP], Win32:IBryte-S [PUP]
WIN.Adware.IBryte-20, Adware.Ibryte-69, WIN.Adware.IBryte-19, Win.Adware.Ibryte-4, Win.Adware.Ibryte-3, Adware.Ibryte-37
Downloads URLs for files signed by Optimum Installer.
Top-level domains owned by Optimum Installer.
The following certificate is also signed by Optimum Installer.
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 Optimum Installer by VeriSign, Inc. on November 07, 2011 with the serial number '0809956535a889f9931bdef10ff6814a'.