Ostap Hohlov – 39% Detection Rate – MultiPlug / MPlug / InstalleRex

Hello! Just wanted to give you the heads up on files digitally signed by Ostap Hohlov.

Ostap Hohlov publisher

It is also possible to check a digital signature by looking at a file’s properties. Here’s a screenshot of the Ostap Hohlov certificate.

Ostap Hohlov certificate

The problem with the Ostap Hohlov file is that it is detected by many of the anti-malware progams. Here are some of the detection names: Win32:FakeDownload-G [PUP], Gen:Variant.Adware.MPlug.62, PUP.Optional.MultiPlug, SoftwareBundler:Win32/InstalleRex and MultiPlug (v).

Ostap Hohlov anti-virus report

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