Hello! Just a note on a publisher called Media Story (New Media Holdings Ltd). The Media Story (New Media Holdings Ltd) download – chrome-download.exe – was detected when I uploaded it to VirusTotal. Did you also find a download by Media Story (New Media Holdings Ltd)? Was it also detected when you uploaded it to VirusTotal?
By looking at the certificate we can see that Media Story (New Media Holdings Ltd) appears to be located in Tel Aviv in Israel.
What caught my attention was that the download was called chrome-download.exe. This might look like an official Google Chrome download, but it is not. If it was an official download, it would be digitally signed by Google Inc.. Here’s how the authentic Google Chrome looks like when you double click on it. Notice that the “Verified publisher” says “Google Inc”.
The scan result from VirusTotal below clearly shows why you should avoid the Media Story (New Media Holdings Ltd) file. It is detected under names such as Adware ( 004cf5d71 ), Adware ( 004cf5d71 ), PUP.Optional.InstallCore and Install Core Click run software (PUA).
Since you probably came here after finding a download that was signed by Media Story (New Media Holdings Ltd), please share what kind of download it was and if it was detected by the anti-virus progams at VirusTotal.
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