ALEKSANDR FEDOROV – 28% Detection Rate

Welcome! If you’ve been following me for the last year you know that I’ve been examining many software publishers that put a digital signature on their downloads. Today I found another publisher called ALEKSANDR FEDOROV.


You can see who the signer is when double-clicking on an executable file. ALEKSANDR FEDOROV appears in the publisher field in the dialog that pops up. It is also possible to check a digital signature by looking at a file’s properties. Here’s a screenshot of the ALEKSANDR FEDOROV certificate. According to that he is located in Russia.


The reason for posting about ALEKSANDR FEDOROV is that the file is detected by many of the anti-virus programs. Fortinet reports Download Uc Browser V Handler Zip.exe as Riskware/Badur, GData detects it as Gen:Variant.Adware.MPlug.42, Malwarebytes detects it as PUP.Optional.Multiplug and Tencent calls it Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.2.


Since you probably came here after finding a download that was signed by ALEKSANDR FEDOROV, please share what kind of download it was and if it was reported by the anti-viruses at VirusTotal.

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