00000000

Somoto Limited

This is the Somoto BetterInstaller, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The file 00000000 by Somoto Limited has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Somoto BetterInstaller installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from fileforever.net.
Publisher:
Somoto Limited  (signed and verified)

MD5:
4fb946a3fd831ebba5433495610b137f

SHA-1:
4da2b21f0555f70160bc3af3e72585eddaecec2d

SHA-256:
3b669795fa9ca767222df70d3206f835b742e2cb32a8622305af5e6cb7f8d191

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
9/24/2017 10:13:53 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Somoto.Bundler (M)
16.3.28.2

File size:
224 KB (229,376 bytes)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\google\chrome\user data\default\file system\001\t\00\00000000

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/11/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/16/2015 1:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Limited, O=Somoto Limited, L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
05805984E5838EE41CFD82C4057379F9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 10:14:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:OA0m3D0oVJwKEdg4Rsgzy1el7vk+muoXjgA:OA0iD0oIjdTmgsel7vlmuoz/

Entry address:
0x39AC

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, 7C, 01, 00, 00, E8, 97, 46, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 42, 43, 00, 00, 6A, 00, E8, AB, 46, 00, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 88, 4C, 42, 00, E8, B1, 28, 00, 00, 6A, 00, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 38, 4D, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 90, FE, FF, FF, 50, 6A, 00, 68, A4, A2, 40, 00, E8, F0, 45, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, A5, A2, 40, 00, 68, 68, 4D, 42, 00, E8, EF, 2A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 18, E8, FE, 42, 00, 00, 52, 52, 50, 68, 00, D0, 42, 00, E8, DA, 2A, 00, 00, 57, 6A, 00, E8, 39, 42, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

The file 00000000 has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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