For some unknown reason I had trouble sleeping this night, so instead I spent a few hours hunting some adware installers. I found a file digitally signed by Stas Kosmov that bundled lots of unwanted software. Stas Kosmov will appear as the publisher when double-clicking on the file and in the file’s digital signature tab. According to the certificate Stas Kosmov is located in Kiev, Ukraine.
So, what does the anti-virus scanners say about this file? The following scan result should convince you to not run the Stas Kosmov file:
Did you also find a file signed by Stas Kosmov? Where did you find it?
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Found the same app when I wanted to download a supposed PDF file of a 1988 firebird service manual.
Found it here
Thank you, I’ll check out that download to see what it installs.
@F.Mahe: I tested the “firebird service manual” download this morning, and it installed a bunch of unwanted software:
Anyone else found a file signed by Stas Kosmov?
all the installers I’ve clicked on this site so far have the “stas kosmov” name. That is one of them.
I’m so glad I looked up the name before I installed anything. The last thing I need is crap files and malware. :\
trough this topic
I got a pdf with this link in it
Did not trust the file so i pressed abort and did not install it.
Used Google and found your topic about this guy “stas kosmov” .
I went back to the forum and there was some guy cursing about tool bars and mall ware, he was not a happy guy.
I don’t know what you want to do about it, but i did my best to help.
Ps, the link from the pdf was fine, but there was a big button saying download and that was your guy.
yeah, found one too…. hxxp://applicationgrabb.net/DDF_B?q=City%20Car%20Driving%20Simulator%20Home%20Edition%20Full%20+%20Crack&product_name=City%20Car%20Driving%20Simulator%20Home%20Edition%20Full%20+%20Crack&installer_file_name=City%20Car%20Driving%20Simulator%20Home%20Edition%20Full%20+%20Crack&q=City%20Car%20Driving%20Simulator%20Home%20Edition%20Full%20+%20Crack&affiliate_id=segamea
I found it when i was looking for the program SpyHunter, in here: hxxps://docs.google.com/document/d/1nhqSpu05-R3AFXMV4sMj80OR4Hp9zLhPhmGHx4HnG0w/edit?pli=1
Thank you Jessie.
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