Optimum Installer

Publisher Information

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.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
10/10/2012 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/7/2013 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Optimum Installer, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Optimum Installer, L=Kansas City, S=Missouri, 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:
7c5f27b776adbbb7943f700066a490bf

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.OptimumInstaller.Installer (M)
100.00%

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.595240, Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.909608, Trojan/W32.Agent.687400, Trojan-Clicker/W32.iBryte.787240
86.00%

McAfee
Adware-FOO!96AD8E2F26E1, Adware-FOO!808D236FC62D, Adware-FOO!C0EA1D1FEBB0, Program.Adware-FOO, Adware-FOO!C83DFD3174FD, Adware-FOO!46753C8D2C8A
86.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Bundle.Installer.OI, PUP.Optional.Ibryte, PUP.Optional.IBryte, Adware.IBryte
86.00%

K7 AntiVirus
Adware , Backdoor , Unwanted-Program , Trojan
86.00%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Adware , Backdoor , Unwanted-Program , Trojan
86.00%

Agnitum Outpost
Adware.Generic, Adware.iBryte, Adware.Agent
86.00%

F-Prot
W32/Optim.A.gen, W32/Ibryte.C.gen, W32/Ibryte.B.gen, W32/Ibryte.C3.gen
86.00%

avast!
Win32:Installer-J [PUP], Win32:IBryte-AD [PUP], Win32:IBryte-AV [PUP]
86.00%

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
86.00%

37 / 68    (Adware)
chrome_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (46335158fd81eb6911ce2014189ab080)

41 / 68    (Adware)

42 / 68    (Adware)
downloadmanager_setup.exe (OptimumInstaller)  (8cfd911f74b31ec32fff15016bac1a3c)

1 / 68      (Adware)
chrome_setup.exe (DManager.exe by DManager)  (43683c4f61ce9ae942aeef7e9f2f80d3)

35 / 68    (Adware)
maps.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (886143de14f490bcb47c6590fe1f02c9)

1 / 68      (Adware)
openoffice_setup.exe (DownloadManager.exe by ADK Apps)  (0e45cc7e04170e2fdd7ceeecb8e89886)

44 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (DownloadManager.exe by ADK Apps)  (94f58274377d1136455b95e13d388a19)

42 / 68    (Adware)
downloadmanager_setup.exe (OptimumInstaller)  (f9e6486abd89bffb6f95c5f8f87e6d0b)

42 / 68    (Adware)
downloadmanager_setup.exe (OptimumInstaller)  (8d732fb6c4d5b0f9311201e9c96b5394)

1 / 68      (Adware)
word_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (8e08550707a94a5433fa9dd9594ff531)

41 / 68    (Adware)
Setup.exe (DownloadManager.exe by DownloadManager)  (3e9c6b5a2c3ae273eb46015173042395)

42 / 68    (Adware)
downloadmanager_setup.exe (OptimumInstaller)  (e15a1f60421e4f40b7d41c6f0744f43f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
downloadmanager_setup.exe (OptimumInstaller)  (2256f17487c1943dd3f13f0eef90ae8f)

33 / 68    (Adware)
evasi0n_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (f1ad056965c4c4fb2cab04426bb07e73)

33 / 68    (Adware)
redsn0w_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (65ff67638018c3393a7f2038ffb47d22)

38 / 68    (Adware)
update.exe (DownloadManager.exe by DownloadManager)  (e0ebec63e381b0bf810ef2479b493e47)

38 / 68    (Adware)
update.exe (DownloadManager.exe by DownloadManager)  (37a1376f66b70b62b22bec8128f9baab)

32 / 68    (Adware)
Setup.exe (DownloadManager.exe by ADK Apps)  (7ccedbcc065c8f97732258af3ced513a)

41 / 68    (Adware)
Setup.exe (DownloadManager.exe by DownloadManager)  (ab44d119f2cd5ae73508f7ca4c1a9e37)

41 / 68    (Adware)

38 / 68    (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
vuze_setup.exe (DownloadManager.exe by ADK Apps)  (ff8456a5fc00c0c440b71e21885b75cf)

1 / 68      (Adware)
vuze_setup.exe (DownloadManager.exe by DownloadManager)  (97abdae1f36fdb5372284ac09821ddf1)

41 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (fea5ea2eb382bc4affe3c4513738e223)

41 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (c23339fc44a0f29afd4d1889d604375d)

41 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (214ba790b2bea7308eee110b4412a6e7)

41 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (8a53dd4ccf1dd0993e208be03e764fff)

41 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (117d4ce35b417b98c3867686fc36c713)

41 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (SetupManager.exe by SetupManager)  (35fb897f84a0f6e13d2bb95aff973189)

44 / 68    (Adware)
mplayer_setup.exe (OptimumInstaller)  (91a43ec763585744b9bef8f2c5d19799)

 
Latest 30 of 6,572 files

Downloads URLs for files signed by Optimum Installer.

41 / 68    (Adware)
http://secure.oi-installer8.com/o/.../mplayer_Setup.exe  (dd4036aab3ad67fa814daf937c34be3d)

42 / 68    (Adware)

Top-level domains owned by Optimum Installer.

The following certificate is also signed by Optimum Installer.

0809956535A889F9931BDEF10FF6814A  (Nov 07, 2011 to Nov 07, 2012)

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 Optimum Installer by VeriSign, Inc. on October 10, 2012 with the serial number '7c5f27b776adbbb7943f700066a490bf'.