Premium Installer

Publisher Information

Premium Installer is a software developer located in Wilmington, Delaware in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. Premium Installer (a division of Adknowledge, Inc./OptimumInstaller) is a download manager that typically bundles and repackages 3rd-party and open source software including toolbars and various web browser extensions using the Optimum Installer (Express Install/Download Helper). There is one additional code signing certificate issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/11/2012 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/12/2013 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Premium Installer, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Premium Installer, L=Wilmington, S=Delaware, 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:
706520ebef7703a74b71e96735ffea17

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Adknowledge.PremiumInstaller.Installer (M), PUP.Adknowledge.PremiumInstaller (M), PUP.Adknowledge.Bundler
100.00%

avast!
Win32:Installer-K [PUP]
8.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4778314
8.00%

AVG
Adware AdInstaller.ExpressInstall
8.00%

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.iBryte
8.00%

Bkav FE
W32.HfsAdware
8.00%

Panda Antivirus
PUP/MultiToolbar.A
8.00%

Antiy Labs AVL
GrayWare[AdWare]/Win32.iBryte.jcr
8.00%

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.463
2.00%

Sophos
PUA 'iBryte Optimum Installer'
2.00%

8 / 68      (Adware)
groovestream.exe (Premium Installer)  (2e1e20654a4c1a4facf9741f0a9342b7)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (331fd54a92f562259abde568fb135d41)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (4b56b8ae436e32da1bbea311e4748795)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (71d3027f64e3fa3d8fedf61b0407f05a)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (c086aa6a465dab85a39fcf40d8271d3f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (e60e2fa4225c62cbcf6aa3e19a35634c)

1 / 68      (Adware)
abiword_setup.exe (Premium Installer)  (ce1b0dbef81bfecf8a7a4e4baf8c7990)

1 / 68      (Adware)
skype_setup.exe (LoadIt)  (0264f5110e0f56904f35cd12e3545e3f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (4e2df4214fb59f75f805db7f2f974c39)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (35da611f2df77fd4cd9de82c69995c38)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (01327416f889a2bc11f6d709b955f6ae)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (deb68bf04e80bde3bbdc54096d4fc602)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (785fbd01b985f73f5b41314fa55e17a5)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bsixhbdn.exe  (fc829ec362b6f994b3c612f320b841d3)

1 / 68      (Adware)
minecraft.exe  (9a487994ae578360301abe3446fcd3b4)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (b8ee3b88fa1f24335ba189a606db67b0)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (b0cede33426244216cfee932eed7bf23)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (143521bb0e3be1e98f3dee10ba32df2e)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (d546245fab05ff39604365b191dff757)

1 / 68      (Adware)
minecraft.exe  (04c60a9130933024367f69edaa036a7b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
minecraft.exe  (321d8b6049713e3165b5894164eab06b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
minecraft.exe  (4829f90255db096c298b383b7eab769a)

1 / 68      (Adware)
minecraft.exe  (e2b2ea5a420240e003c3b869ae1f4dfd)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (5596327f3ca311c440f6c216dc7d4be3)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (78e308f75bd88c519150614f605e6320)

1 / 68      (Adware)
word_setup.exe  (6770d065e9d8713aac582f740a26d00b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (bf6e4902289254ae98266d153966ac4c)

1 / 68      (Adware)
setup.exe  (d0c42990e0566dba6fce59acdc40284f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
519208056_setup.exe  (54892695d7ee4360622f374c34621ad8)

1 / 68      (Adware)
518355570_setup.exe  (7b58180e244953e77265036f325f4556)

 
Latest 30 of 176 files

Downloads URLs for files signed by Premium Installer.

8 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
http://install.optimum-installer.com/o/.../MineCraft.exe  (e2b2ea5a420240e003c3b869ae1f4dfd)

8 / 68      (Adware)

8 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
http://install.optimum-installer.com/o/.../Setup.exe  (4a28a6903848b92a2c3cdd29bd98fde9)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
http://install.optimum-installer.com/o/.../MineCraft.exe  (1d6db687b02aba1c68e116332aa71219)

The following websites host and distribute files published by Premium Installer.

The following certificate is also signed by Premium Installer.

35BB74B905C01CE61DA131BA49337F33  (Jul 12, 2013 to Aug 02, 2014)

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 Premium Installer by VeriSign, Inc. on July 11, 2012 with the serial number '706520ebef7703a74b71e96735ffea17'.