MediaTechSoft Inc. - 31% Detection Rate *

Did you just stumble upon a download or a file on your computer that has a digital signature from MediaTechSoft Inc.? Some of the security products refers to the detected files as InstallBrain (fs) and Win32:BProtect-A [PUP]. The detection rate for the MediaTechSoft Inc. files collected here is 31%. Please read on for more details.

You will typically see MediaTechSoft Inc. when double-clicking to run the file. The publisher name is displayed as the "Verified publisher" in the UAC dialog as the screenshot shows:

Screenshot where MediaTechSoft Inc. appears as the verified publisher in the UAC dialog

You can view the additional details from the MediaTechSoft Inc. digital signature with the following procedure:

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

Here is a screenshot of a file that has been signed by MediaTechSoft Inc.:

Screenshot of the MediaTechSoft Inc. certificate

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

If you click the View Certificate button shown in the screencap above, you can examine 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 view the address for MediaTechSoft Inc., such as the street name, city and country.

Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority has issued the MediaTechSoft Inc. certificates. You can also examine the details of the issuer by clicking the View Certificate button shown in the screencap above.

MediaTechSoft Inc. Files

These are the MediaTechSoft Inc. files I have gathered, thanks to the FreeFixer users.

Detection RatioFile Name
17/48BitGuard.exe
21/48bitguard.dll
18/48bitguard.dll
21/48BitGuard.dll
2/46loader.dll
10/48BitGuard.exe
2/47loader.dll
21/48bitguard.dll
23/46bitguard.dll
13/48BitGuard.exe
5/20BitGuard.exe
21/48bitguard.dll
16/47bitguard.exe
10/48bitguard.dll

Scanner and Detection Names

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

ScannerDetection Names
AVGBprotect.C
AhnLab-V3Downloader/Win32.MultiDL
AntiVirAPPL/BProtector.Gen
AvastWin32:BProtect-A [PUP]
BitDefenderGen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
CAT-QuickHealTrojanDropper.Rotbrow
ClamAVWin.Adware.BProtector
ComodoApplication.Win32.Agent.~N, Application.Win32.bProtector.KA, ApplicUnwnt, Application.Win32.bProtector.KAT, Application.Win32.bProtect.g, UnclassifiedMalware
DrWebAdware.BGuard.28
ESET-NOD32a variant of Win32/bProtector.A
EmsisoftGen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1 (B)
F-SecureGen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
FortinetAdware/Fam.NB
GDataWin32.Application.BHO.A, Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
K7AntiVirusUnwanted-Program, Riskware
K7GWUnwanted-Program, Riskware
KasperskyHEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic, Trojan-Downloader.Win32.MultiDL.r
KingsoftWin32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
MalwarebytesPUP.Optional.PerformerSoft.A, PUP.Optional.Protector, Rogue.InternetSecurityEssentials
McAfeeArtemis!7F8BECFB26F2, Artemis!4708CBD3A820, Artemis!D6A38F85E6CD, Artemis!17F6D044C752, Artemis!B0709680A86B, Artemis!30312A75BE27, Artemis!D8C5172E113B, Artemis!E66E725E10B9
McAfee-GW-EditionArtemis!7F8BECFB26F2, Artemis!4708CBD3A820, Artemis!D6A38F85E6CD, Artemis!17F6D044C752, Artemis!B0709680A86B, Artemis!30312A75BE27, Artemis!D8C5172E113B, Artemis!E66E725E10B9
MicroWorld-eScanGen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
MicrosoftTrojanDropper:Win32/Rotbrow.A
PandaGeneric Malware, Suspicious file
SophosBProtector
SymantecAdware.GoonSquad, Adware.BL, WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicroADW_BPROTECT, ADW_BITBROWSE
TrendMicro-HouseCallADW_BPROTECT, TROJ_GEN.F47V0927, TROJ_GEN.F47V1001, TROJ_GEN.F47V1027, TROJ_GEN.F47V1010, TROJ_GEN.F47V0920
VIPREInstallBrain (fs)
ViRobotAdware.Agent.2735584

* How the Detection Percentage is Calculated

The detection percentage is based on the fact that I have collected 1110 scan reports for the MediaTechSoft Inc. files. 340 of these scan results 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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