Visicom Media Inc.

Publisher Information

Visicom Media Inc. is a software publisher located in Brossard, Quebec in Canada*. The company is a primary distributor of potentially unwanted software. Visicom is a Candian adware platform that distributes private labled toolbars for the purpose of injecting advertising within the web browser as well as providing search redirection. Visicom produces an anti-phising plugin for the browser in association with Panda Security for its various toolbar offerings in addition to operating the mystart.com search portal and toolbar. Thre are 9 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.

Valid from:
6/20/2007 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/23/2008 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Visicom Media Inc., OU=SECURE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT, O=Visicom Media Inc., L=Brossard, S=Quebec, C=CA

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA, O=Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd., C=ZA

Serial number:
53647b50983ed1eb11c279cb398c2ca4

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.BHO.VisicomMedia.K, PUP.VMNToolbar.VisicomMedia.U, PUP.EmailNotifierUserInterface.VisicomMedia.N, PUP.EmailNotifierAPI.VisicomMedia.Q, PUP.ToolbarUninstaller.VisicomMedia.J, PUP.BHO.VisicomMedia.L, PUP.VisicomMedia.I, PUP.CAYahooAntiSpy2120.VisicomMedia.S, PUP.MultiplyToolbarinstaller.VisicomMedia.P, PUP.Visicom.VMNToolbar.Installer, PUP.Visicom.VisicomMedia.Installer (M), PUP.Visicom.VisicomMedia (M)
100.00%

Panda Antivirus
Adware/Naupoint, Suspicious file
30.43%

Vba32 AntiVirus
AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.n, Signed-AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.n, suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
26.09%

Quick Heal
AdWare.MegaSearch.n.n8 (Not a Virus), (Suspicious) - DNAScan
21.74%

McAfee
Generic PUP.x, Artemis!56DAB72FA277, Artemis!2BE79793AA91
17.39%

McAfee Web Gateway
Generic PUP.x, Artemis!56DAB72FA277
17.39%

IKARUS anti.virus
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch, Signed-AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.n
17.39%

Agnitum Outpost
Adware.MegaSearch
13.04%

Comodo Security
Win32.AdWare.MegaSearch.~BAAB, ApplicUnwnt.Win32.Adware.MegaSearch.n, UnclassifiedMalware
13.04%

Avira AntiVirus
ADSPY/MegaSearch.N, DR/MegaSearch.N.25
13.04%

1 / 68      (PUP)
ftpexpert3.exe  (1475a36c3d89622bc434ffba96176d7a)

1 / 68      (PUP)
emailnotifierapi.dll  (52238c989559035827d803e499858367)

1 / 68      (PUP)
acehtml_free.exe  (1351302dff5b76794a85cf7cd0e88eb2)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe (Toolbar Uninstaller by Visicom Media)  (1af6d38e279b5ff55d108a63cda9e2d3)

3 / 68      (PUP)
nasdaq.dll  (e9de1ff2905240af6920de5a7979d75c)

3 / 68      (PUP)
tbuninstall.exe (Toolbar Uninstaller by Visicom Media)  (996a311dbbaea3d9300d5e8ebb8711e2)

4 / 68      (PUP)
ftpexpert3.exe  (346ba07c89db7fd18c38403b979523dc)

1 / 68      (PUP)
vmntoolbarsetup2.0_en.exe (VMN Toolbar by Visicom Media)  (faca0f86c323767763ccbb4f5d8a78ed)

1 / 68      (PUP)
vmntoolbarsetup2.0_en.exe (VMN Toolbar by Visicom Media)  (c0cec0e20b53d3e756a1f11c7d2a1a8e)

10 / 68    (PUP)
vmntoolbarsetup.exe (VMN Toolbar by Visicom Media)  (d8de8c637e790121cd850489c03e3f7f)

8 / 68      (PUP)
nasdaqsetup.exe (Nasdaq Toolbar by Nasdaq)  (2be79793aa91313c165a9b5c2326bcb5)

3 / 68      (PUP)
vmntoolbar.dll (VMN Toolbar by Visicom Media)  (88497d5696934b146f6183b0ad5ab888)

2 / 68      (PUP)
aceftp3free.exe  (9adf42729042fd8fd9b8d1c11cbcd81f)

1 / 68      (PUP)
multiplytoolbar.exe (Multiply Toolbar by Multiply)  (6f5332c7cb92129e8b09f54bad759206)

1 / 68      (PUP)
ca_vmn_antispyware.exe (CA Yahoo! Anti-Spy by CA)  (6a8cbf312a857479937b2cffdc45aed4)

1 / 68      (PUP)
mploader.exe  (d592822f4b8d51d47e038c1b2dfc18ee)

1 / 68      (PUP)
myfbtoolbar.dll (myfbtoolbar by Visicom Media)  (7a627427320c1bd71be4b90bf8e89edf)

1 / 68      (PUP)
uninstall.exe (Toolbar Uninstaller by Visicom Media)  (b023296dd3cce362af01767e13a2fd22)

11 / 68    (PUP)
aceftp3free.exe  (56dab72fa27744800b1e659a1a19134d)

3 / 68      (PUP)
emailnotifierapi.dll  (c1314a506d42f598eebe627d56a2e630)

4 / 68      (PUP)
emailnotifier.exe  (0df00a5c6635bf6216eb8852f962d404)

3 / 68      (PUP)
vmntoolbarsetup1.7_en.exe (VMN Toolbar by Visicom Media)  (633a87dcb707b0019482227328b6a97f)

15 / 68    (PUP)
vmntoolbar.dll (VMN Toolbar by Visicom Media)  (f105d46aae8233857704b71c49d1d605)

Top-level domains owned by Visicom Media Inc..

The certificates below are also signed by Visicom Media Inc..

0F7022688814C950B353E71B8D1C1D84  (Feb 08, 2015 to Feb 08, 2017)

266F9E30991B0C3EFC03DA9B8CDDB68D  (May 07, 2014 to Jun 20, 2016)

11211539982821E53DCB554103CE4CFB4C45  (Nov 08, 2013 to Nov 09, 2014)

2B19B54BB7ABEE1A2623111C029AF449  (Apr 17, 2012 to Jun 21, 2014)

73C74D9445094BFD79759F7B9CAFD730  (Jun 23, 2010 to Jun 21, 2012)

70DEF7A1CF826EC0B9F2257933EA429B  (May 27, 2008 to Jun 22, 2010)

46009F112341EB9E47AD9A71D868DC95  (May 31, 2006 to Jun 22, 2007)

3F88F4  (Jun 23, 2005 to Jun 20, 2006)

3E2E5E  (May 12, 2004 to Jun 20, 2005)

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 Visicom Media Inc. by Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd. on June 20, 2007 with the serial number '53647b50983ed1eb11c279cb398c2ca4'.