Simon Leshchuk – 39% Detection – MPlug / MultiPlug says VirusTotal

Hello readers! Just a short note on a publisher called Simon Leshchuk.

Simon Leshchuk publisher

It is also possible to check a digital signature by looking at a file’s properties. Here’s a screenshot of the Simon Leshchuk certificate. Simon is located in Ukraine.

Simon Leshchuk cert

The Certum CA has issued the certificate to mr Leshchuk as you can see in the certification path below:

Simon Leshchuk path

The reason for posting about Simon Leshchuk is that the file is detected by many of the anti-virus programs. Arcabit detects Download.exe as Trojan.Adware.MPlug.65, Avira detects it as TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen, F-Secure calls it Gen:Variant.Adware.MPlug, K7AntiVirus calls it Unwanted-Program ( 004c5f5e1 ) and Malwarebytes detects it as PUP.Optional.Multiplug.

Simon Leshchuk anti-virus report

Did you also find a Simon Leshchuk file? What kind of download was it? If you remember the download link, please post it in the comments below.

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