Stas Kosmov is a brand of publishers/developers run by WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd. located in Ramat Ha'Chayal Tel Aviv, Israel. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. Stas Kosmov is a developer of WebPick Internet Holdings and publishes a number of adware web browser plugins designed to monitor web browser behavior and inject advertisements (banner, popups, text-links, etc.) in the browser by using the WebPick InstalleRex monetization delivery platform. These programs from Stas Kosmov are typiclaly installed on a variety of names and misspellings and are very difficult to remove. According to WebPick, they use developers to sign their adware in order to "throw off competitors".
COMODO CA Limited
9/24/2013 2:00:00 AM
9/25/2014 1:59:59 AM
CN=Stas Kosmov, O=Stas Kosmov, STREET=Levitana 21, L=Kiev, S=Kiev, PostalCode=03083, C=UA
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB
Detections (100% detected)
PUP.WebPick.StasKosmov (M), PUP.WebPick.StasKosmov.Installer (M), Adware.WebPick.Installer (M)
Adware.Downware.1541, Trojan.WebPick.2627, Threat.Undefined
Win32:InstalleRex-BX [PUP], Win32:InstalleRex-EJ [PUP]
PUP-FHQ!D6BB6F2CE8EA, Program.PUP-FHQ, PUP-FHQ!3B92E4719053
Trojan.AntiFW.Win32.253, Trojan.AntiFW.Win32.267, Trojan.AntiFW.Win32.315
Downloads URLs for files signed by Stas Kosmov.
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 Stas Kosmov by COMODO CA Limited on September 24, 2013 with the serial number '7a2834207c5588f506d3cf09661e12f2'.