W3i, LLC

Publisher Information

W3i, LLC is a software publisher located in Sartell, Minnesota in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. W3i (also known for Freeze.com) is the distributor of the InstallIQ (now InstallX) download and install manager, a distribution platform for adware and potentially unwanted programs such as toolbars, web browser plugins and other software. "Every product that is run through the InstallIQ manager is free. But, in order to make this happen, InstallIQ shows you advertisements during the installation process. Your support of these advertisements, which are all safe and free to download, helps poor, but brilliant, app developers make money from their free and awesome software." - (www.installiq.com) Thre are 2 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
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Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/18/2009 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/2/2011 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="W3i, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="W3i, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)04, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
7393ad65df71bf83c8882420f2fe0a56

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

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Detections

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallX.W3i.Installer (M), PUP.InstallX.W3i (M)
100.00%

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5, PUA/InstallIQ.Gen5
26.00%

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4783689, InstallIQ Installer
24.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.InstallIQ.A
24.00%

Baidu Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent, Adware.Win32.InstallIQ, Trojan.Win32.InstallIQ
22.00%

Dr.Web
Adware.W3i.32, Threat.Undefined, Adware.W3i.7, Trojan.Domaiq.224, Adware.Downware.6086
22.00%

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.RC1H1E9, HV_ZYX_CA224FC7.TOMC, TROJ_GEN.F47V1219, Suspicious_GEN.F47V1009, TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC, Mal_Naix-5, TROJ_GEN.R0C1H01G513
22.00%

Rising Antivirus
PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F, PE:PUF.InstallIQ!1.9E4F[F1]
20.00%

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallIQ.NTZK
16.00%

G Data
Win32.Application.InstallIQ
16.00%

14 / 68    (Adware)
digitaldj_36.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (74cbc487c331546af26d06284a85fc2b)

1 / 68      (Adware)
intunemp3.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (63cdf566004d26c01507b2fcf8f526c1)

12 / 68    (Adware)
audacity_40.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (935d3fad0711e45812c8869fe51a71ee)

1 / 68      (Adware)
casualgames.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (998d33526c393573b55ba131d2570070)

15 / 68    (Adware)
gimp_9281.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (0fdb9d78751b01c81e2672e8a1b731d0)

26 / 68    (Adware)
dolphin.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (3f0a3d52997c5d97e58d0e6da417384e)

19 / 68    (Adware)
marine2.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (eeb137f17d5ab1ef44b90f0e70d4aa56)

17 / 68    (Adware)
nuancepdf.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (29a4d6ae9460051642e4b02a4372b0d2)

1 / 68      (Adware)
ezcalendar_39.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (1718268567c9125d5f244a5ebe13b571)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
soundeffects.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (02c170cb459362a83c6dfc3c8293481f)

1 / 68      (Adware)
ul3cd2.tmp.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (9677891ca0334da9cd7b27eaacb9bc82)

1 / 68      (Adware)

26 / 68    (Adware)
dolphin.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (48c97ba728cea35191c520790e34646e)

1 / 68      (Adware)
digitaldj.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (8847699e8073298028b5bd5ca433ac78)

19 / 68    (Adware)
installiqexe.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (e72186dfb3c64df722414af64676aa37)

4 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
gimp_9605.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (53bf6d659df7720c086249735aad02ba)

1 / 68      (Adware)

10 / 68    (Adware)
waterfalls3.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (d9b662707739ce7f4ab523f41177bad8)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)

1 / 68      (Adware)
clipartsample.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (fbc6103bb8d5720780e7ac49b8b63bee)

1 / 68      (Adware)
xmascottage.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (4155155f05c2f72f5e2c3929ed2f0a40)

1 / 68      (Adware)
xmastree.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (165bfd6e243f460368ee29da954ccea6)

1 / 68      (Adware)
adorableawp6.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (8d61b6e06068391006801019e95b3d1a)

1 / 68      (Adware)
ac3filter.exe (InstallIQ Installation Utility by W3i)  (4aacad9b360e9903d1431c7f2bf74ce9)

1 / 68      (Adware)

 
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Downloads URLs for files signed by W3i, LLC.

1 / 68      (Adware)

Top-level domains owned by W3i, LLC.

The certificates below are also signed by W3i, LLC.

6A5D73F262C38BBD4578AB6AD713318D  (Jun 18, 2011 to Jul 01, 2013)

391B1DE3FDF7D68124136D1483C16B21  (Jul 03, 2007 to Jul 03, 2009)

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 W3i, LLC by VeriSign, Inc. on May 18, 2009 with the serial number '7393ad65df71bf83c8882420f2fe0a56'.