- 0.123% Detection Rate *

Did you just find a download or a file on your computer that is digitally signed by If so, please read on.

You'll typically see when running the file. The publisher name is displayed as the "Verified publisher" in the UAC dialog as the screencap shows:

Screenshot where appears as the verified publisher in the UAC dialog

You can view additional details from the certificate with the following steps:

  1. Open Windows Explorer and locate the file
  2. Right-click 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 digitally signed by

Screenshot of the certificate

As you can see in the screenshot above, Windows reports that "This digital signature is OK". This implies that the file has been published by and that the file has not been tampered with.

If you click the View Certificate button shown in the screenshot 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, and so on. You can also examine the address for, such as the street name, city and country.

VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority and Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA has issued the certificates. You can also see the details of the issuer by clicking the View Certificate button shown in the screenshot above. Files

These are the files I have collected, thanks to the FreeFixer users.

The FreeFixer tool treats files from as safe, which means that the files will appear with a green background and that there is 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 file(s). My guess is that those detections are false positives and that the files are safe. It's unlikely that would ship a malware file.

Detection RatioFile Name

Scanner and Detection Names

Here is the detection names for the files. I have 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 would ship a malware file.

ScannerDetection Names

* How the Detection Percentage is Calculated

The detection percentage is based on the fact that I've gathered 1629 scan reports for the files. 2 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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