Participatory Culture Foundation

Publisher Information

Participatory Culture Foundation is a software publisher located in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. Thre are 2 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
Starfield Technologies, Inc.

Valid from:
12/10/2012 7:53:33 AM

Valid to:
11/12/2014 1:11:52 PM

Subject:
CN=Participatory Culture Foundation, O=Participatory Culture Foundation, L=Boston, S=MA, C=US

Issuer:
CN=Starfield Secure Certificate Authority - G2, OU=http://certs.starfieldtech.com/repository/, O="Starfield Technologies, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
4b7a89c3505610

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

McAfee
Trojan.Artemis!FDD6AEA9E781, Trojan.Artemis!DF33D9FE4B20, Artemis!696FC44700AB, Artemis!433EC732DD17, Program.Artemis!479C264F9A1E, Program.Artemis!84B0DA1DBC4D, Artemis!CBF8A727FBB1, Artemis!CAA36DB0C597, Artemis!5FD92AFBC60C
76.92%

AVG
MalSign.InstallC, InstallCore, MalSign.InstallCore
76.92%

McAfee Web Gateway
RDN/Generic.dx!czt, Artemis!DF33D9FE4B20, Artemis!696FC44700AB, Artemis!433EC732DD17, Artemis!479C264F9A1E, Artemis!49A872A0E1B9
69.23%

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ParticipatoryCultureFoundation.Installer (M), PUP.Installer.ParticipatoryCultureFoundation.EE, PUP.ParticipatoryCultureFoundation.Q
46.15%

Avira AntiVirus
ADWARE/InstallCore.Gen9
46.15%

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0317, TROJ_GEN.F47V0529, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0701, Suspicious_GEN.F47V0811, TROJ_GEN.F47V0530
46.15%

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic, Threat.4150696
38.46%

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downware.InstallCore
38.46%

ESET NOD32
Win32/Injected.F trojan, Win32/InstallCore.BY potentially unwanted application, Win32/InstallCore.PO potentially unwanted application
38.46%

ESET NOD32
Win32/Injected (variant), Win32/InstallCore.PE, Win32/InstallCore.PX (variant), Win32/InstallCore.OI (variant)
38.46%

2 / 68      (Adware)
miro_installer.exe  (498f7ba1a904256067ff5a876d79b872)

9 / 68      (Adware)
mirovideoconverter_openinstall.exe  (5fd92afbc60cd28923d6b28f1e5b167a)

11 / 68    (Adware)
miro_openinstall.exe  (caa36db0c5976ff1770ce23af00bbaee)

6 / 68      (Adware)
mirovideoconverter_openinstall.exe (My Program)  (cbf8a727fbb1032b0efde4acb444790d)

10 / 68    (Adware)
mirovideoconverter_openinstall.exe  (84b0da1dbc4dcac565a97531e3d6b421)

7 / 68      (Adware)
miro_openinstall.exe  (49a872a0e1b9df8161d2b38169b45ad4)

7 / 68      (Adware)
getmirosetup_v2.0_pcf_signed_paded.exe  (479c264f9a1eefa9a5a6437afa4d95ea)

8 / 68      (Adware)
mirovideoconverter_openinstall.exe  (433ec732dd170ec5c0d433f936a48000)

9 / 68      (Adware)
mirovideoconverter_openinstall.exe  (696fc44700abca8da3dbb3af6201e8e6)

14 / 68    (Adware)
getmirosetup_v2.0.3.16800_699_padded.exe  (df33d9fe4b203653513dfde426f78365)

17 / 68    (Adware)
getmirosetup_v2.0.6.18709_985_ready.exe  (fdd6aea9e781daf263871f593c28b301)

1 / 68      (Adware)
main.exe  (eee3d30f423e4370ac9ee378717116ba)

1 / 68      (Adware)
miroconvertersetup.exe  (1b270b89714146b19fc347eee356c1b4)

Downloads URLs for files signed by Participatory Culture Foundation.

7 / 68      (Adware)
http://icdn.getmirofiles.com/Miro_openinstall.exe  (49a872a0e1b9df8161d2b38169b45ad4)

11 / 68    (Adware)

6 / 68      (Adware)

8 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

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1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

The following websites host and distribute files published by Participatory Culture Foundation.

The certificates below are also signed by Participatory Culture Foundation.

4218E962A32C9FE95E05126381ECC2FA  (Aug 29, 2014 to Aug 30, 2015)

6C64CDD538DD  (Feb 19, 2010 to Feb 19, 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 Participatory Culture Foundation by Starfield Technologies, Inc. on December 10, 2012 with the serial number '4b7a89c3505610'.