ELAN Microelectronics Corporation - 0.004% Detection Rate *

Did you just run into a download or a file on your computer that is digitally signed by ELAN Microelectronics Corporation? If so, please read on.

You will typically notice ELAN Microelectronics Corporation when double-clicking to run the file. The publisher name shows up as the "Verified publisher" in the UAC dialog as the screenshot shows:

Screenshot where ELAN Microelectronics Corporation appears as the verified publisher in the UAC dialog

You can view the digital signature details for ELAN Microelectronics Corporation with the following procedure:

  1. Open Windows Explorer and locate the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation file
  2. Right-click on the file and select Properties
  3. Click on the Digital Signatures tab
  4. Click the View Certificate button

Here's a screencap of a file signed by ELAN Microelectronics Corporation:

Screenshot of the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation certificate

As you can see in the screenshot above, Windows reports that "This digital signature is OK". This means that the file has been published by ELAN Microelectronics Corporation and that no one has tampered with the file.

If you click the View Certificate button shown in the screenshot above, you can view all the details of the certificate, such as when it was issued, who issued the certificate, how long it is valid, etc. You can also examine the address for ELAN Microelectronics Corporation, such as the street name, city and country.

VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA, VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA and VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA has issued the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation certificates. You can also examine the details of the issuer by clicking the View Certificate button shown in the screenshot above.

ELAN Microelectronics Corporation Files

The following are the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation files I've gathered, thanks to the FreeFixer users.

The FreeFixer tool treats files from ELAN Microelectronics Corporation as safe, which means that the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation files will appear with a green background and that there's no removal checkbox for the file. However, as you can see in the scan results below, a few of the anti-virus scanners detects the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation file(s). I'm pretty sure those detections are incorrect and that the files are safe. It is unlikely that ELAN Microelectronics Corporation would ship a malware file.

Detection RatioFile Name
1/43ETDCtrl.exe
0/57ETDCtrl.exe
0/57ETDService.exe
0/47ETDCtrl.exe
0/47ETDCtrl.exe
0/50ETDCtrl.exe
0/46ETDCtrl.exe
0/48ETDCtrl.exe
0/47ETDCtrl.exe
0/51ETDCtrl.exe
0/51ETDCtrl.exe

Scanner and Detection Names

Here is the detection names for the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation files. I've grouped the detection names by each scanner engine. Thanks to VirusTotal for the scan results.

As mentioned above, I think these detections are false positives since it is very unlikely that ELAN Microelectronics Corporation would ship a malware file.

ScannerDetection Names
ByteHeroTrojan.Malware.Win32.xPack.h

* How the Detection Percentage is Calculated

The detection percentage is based on that I've gathered 27027 scan results for the ELAN Microelectronics Corporation files. 1 of these scan reports came up with some sort of detection. If you like, you can review the full details of the scan results by examining the files listed above.

Analysis Details

The analysis is based on certificates with the following serial numbers:

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