7-pdfsplitmerge.exe

7-PDF Split & Merge

7-PDF, Germany

The application 7-pdfsplitmerge.exe, “7-PDF Split & Merge Setup ” has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 3 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Inno Setup installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. The installer uses the OpenCandy monitzation platform which will donwload and install offers in the setup for potentially unwanted software including ad/search-supported toolbars.
Publisher:
7-PDF, Germany

Product:
7-PDF Split & Merge

Description:
7-PDF Split & Merge Setup

Version:
2.2.0

MD5:
c42648d83f2f6f442739ae30fc38101c

SHA-1:
6cfc9dbd5462a7a50ea6d65d0e6ba3a7ffb94bbf

SHA-256:
7a7b9d9a9c2e8fb7bdfae3ff47f0f11db757c55f633f4fb6e691773d1177dd20

Scanner detections:
3 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Packages the OpenCandy software bundler that offers to install additional software and may include web browser add-ons and toolbars which display advertising (based on publisher settings and geo context).

Analysis date:
10/17/2018 12:56:09 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

ESET NOD32
8.9331

Fortinet FortiGate
Adware/OpenCandy
2/1/2014

Reason Heuristics
PUP.OpenCandy.Installer (L)
16.11.29.7

File size:
1.7 MB (1,769,818 bytes)

Product version:
7-PDF Split & Merge

Copyright:
Thorsten Hodes

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\7-pdfsplitmerge.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 5:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:5naGPvePG8tEwAJ/WyFY6mdeAL96K7w4XNkUSq3gY2Galsch859+ML0swK0mEyO3:5a9O4XCYbtTNdP3mGxce53L52inXBgJ

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, E8, CD, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, E8, CD...
 
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Entropy:
7.9927

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

The file 7-pdfsplitmerge.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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