Yakov Cohen

Publisher Information

Yakov Cohen 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. Yakov Cohen 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 Yakov Cohen 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".
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
8/1/2012 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/2/2013 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Yakov Cohen, O=Yakov Cohen, STREET=Rodenski 10, L=Tel Aviv, S=Israel, PostalCode=69360, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
009af809f48bc879375be578151d15c51c

Scanner detections:
Detections  (100% detected)

Scan engine
Details
Detections

Reason Heuristics
Adware.WebPick.Installer (M), PUP.WebPick.YakovCohen.Installer (M)
100.00%

AVG
AdInstaller.P, Adware Generic5, MalSign.Skodna.Bundle
36.00%

Norman
Adware.Generic.570790, Adware.Generic.561651, Adware.Generic.580438, Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.InstallRex.2
36.00%

Bkav FE
HW32.CDB
34.00%

MicroWorld eScan
Adware.Generic.570790, Adware.Generic.572921, Adware.Generic.571854
34.00%

McAfee
PUP-FHQ!68DB4CA7270C, PUP-FHQ!C5D41C4A0F1F
34.00%

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Installex
34.00%

K7 AntiVirus
Trojan , Unwanted-Program
34.00%

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
34.00%

avast!
Win32:InstalleRex-X [PUP]
34.00%

1 / 68      (Adware)
download microsoft toolkit 2.4.6.rar.exe (StarApp)  (85201eb4eb41a408026f6c729efcdc93)

1 / 68      (Adware)
l-ldlm.rar.exe (StarApp)  (aa5469e1acc44de8549c0c216d1f4553)

41 / 68    (Adware)
download.exe (StarApp)  (1697c2c667cb341e29f487bcb481c183)

44 / 68    (Adware)
download.exe (StarApp)  (b9e4802bceb6ab57aa690b2667fea1c6)

1 / 68      (Adware)
urj6byjm.exe (StarApp)  (231f36ac0bcc921ae0286f09b63cf83c)

1 / 68      (Adware)
k1ry7utc.exe (StarApp)  (d0d8e11713f92a573b9c73ff95d97c01)

1 / 68      (Adware)
c3ua0tv+.exe (StarApp)  (04d8d65c7b78440ab8fd007fae2b17c8)

1 / 68      (Adware)
hotspot shield 2.90.rar.exe (StarApp)  (e52a9eeed64ccd444c44cf8ce570181e)

43 / 68    (Adware)
downloadsetup.exe (StarApp)  (337d40c70b77cc2ec7909022a9995811)

1 / 68      (Adware)
bogata kobieta pdf.exe (StarApp)  (a93ce1deb5bb7bc1083df7ff21d36dbc)

1 / 68      (Adware)
internet download manager 6.17.rar.exe (StarApp)  (c0cb07db165db165e6303fcfc0400edd)

41 / 68    (Adware)
vaudix.exe (StarApp)  (6a5644702ba056ba1f7551336129f6c8)

1 / 68      (Adware)
omnipage ultimate patch.exe (StarApp)  (70b9e771cb85f5232b7d354234001c37)

1 / 68      (Adware)
omnipage ultimate 18 torrent.exe (StarApp)  (3f39c48eb5d302f1eac34f843e3a91c9)

1 / 68      (Adware)
patch tbk 3.54 androtweeet.blogspot.com.rar.exe (StarApp)  (d7c6e93f7313835d7d022a3657db3e70)

1 / 68      (Adware)
patch tbk 3.54 androtweeet.blogspot.com.rar.exe (StarApp)  (a2c0c02ef9317f61b5eb2dfe3e2b7c37)

1 / 68      (Adware)
patch tbk 3.54 androtweeet.blogspot.com.rar.exe (StarApp)  (a43283db0b8636668cb46232774db203)

1 / 68      (Adware)
swzbt00s.exe (StarApp)  (68888db2f150ec2dc4effe9e8c95d576)

1 / 68      (Adware)
qzgtosiu.exe (StarApp)  (788b754f9d92fa9f66bf82d47850ba6e)

1 / 68      (Adware)
kcmmlqzm.exe (StarApp)  (3faffa038c5d0a71a5cf878b97e5f47e)

1 / 68      (Adware)
fqxejfjo.exe (StarApp)  (2b0bc2cb376640a6eb173b7ed7d4149a)

1 / 68      (Adware)
dvzkbw4v.exe (StarApp)  (9a0f5378ddb7b1db5446140f21039575)

1 / 68      (Adware)
aedbbzaz.exe (StarApp)  (d2ca8cbadc45cef0c058c91869441dc4)

43 / 68    (Adware)
downloadsetup.exe (StarApp)  (b14327888110ff7a78f0ef65dcc57d86)

43 / 68    (Adware)
downloadsetup.exe (StarApp)  (d3f3ab70839ccc46749cbd7f8e9d6deb)

43 / 68    (Adware)
downloadsetup.exe (StarApp)  (50e81db822983b75ba4f6a794ced970d)

1 / 68      (Adware)
pacific rim 2013 cam xvid-thc.exe (StarApp)  (897b9a44899abb1e2989a5290a13c08e)

1 / 68      (Adware)
77ghhetb.exe (StarApp)  (69893d2aa463ceb2df25e99cf219cf87)

1 / 68      (Adware)
dj remix top 20 songs 2013.exe (StarApp)  (e85d8af438fabff2d3f68358a8f8b427)

1 / 68      (Adware)
vovdnxzk.exe (StarApp)  (70a7a8907289ee04cfe137335d3f8c35)

 
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Downloads URLs for files signed by Yakov Cohen.

41 / 68    (Adware)

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* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to Yakov Cohen by COMODO CA Limited on August 01, 2012 with the serial number '009af809f48bc879375be578151d15c51c'.