- 0.251% Detection Rate *

Did you just run into a file that has a digital signature from If so, please read on.

You will typically notice when running the file. The publisher name shows up as the "Verified publisher" in the UAC dialog as the screenshot 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 up Windows Explorer and locate the file
  2. Right-click the file and select Properties
  3. Click on the Digital Signatures tab
  4. Click the View Certificate button

Here is a screenshot of a file digitally signed by

Screenshot of the certificate

As you can see in the screengrab above, Windows states that "This digital signature is OK". This implies that the file has been published by and that no one has tampered with the file.

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 see the address for, such as the street name, city and country.

Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, Thawte Code Signing CA and VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 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

The following are the files I have gathered, thanks to the FreeFixer users.

The FreeFixer tool treats files from as trusted, which means that the 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 file(s). I'm pretty sure those detections are incorrect and that the files are safe. It is unlikely that would ship a malware file.

Detection RatioFile Name

Scanner and Detection Names

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

ScannerDetection Names
BkavHW32.Keylogger.jimq, HW32.Nonim.psyo, HW32.Nonim.xksq

* How the Detection Percentage is Calculated

The detection percentage is based on the fact that I've gathered 1592 scan reports for the files. 4 of these scan results came up with some sort of detection. You can view the full details of the scan results by examining the files listed above.

Analysis Details

In the analysis on this page I grouped all certificates where the signer name is set to upper and lower case variants of These are the signer names:

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


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