7zip.exe

Useful Software

This is the Verti bundle installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application 7zip.exe by Useful Software has been detected as adware by 5 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Verti Setup installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from inst.greatappsfree.net and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
Useful Software  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.0.6

MD5:
39c6a445194bba7cc67a215ff7e8190b

SHA-1:
825c9673c1ea2190dab2895474109cdef70e1450

SHA-256:
0385bacf5e8ff9843129a74f6b8ee329d7ba174d73326345125327241fe31d5c

Scanner detections:
5 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
10/22/2018 11:24:49 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AVG
Usefus
2015.0.3465

ESET NOD32
Win32/Verti (variant)
8.9837

McAfee
Artemis!39C6A445194B
5600.7121

Reason Heuristics
PUP.UsefulSoftware.E
14.5.23.21

VIPRE Antivirus
Rocketfuel Installer
29512

File size:
341 KB (349,136 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.6

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Verti Setup

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/13/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
12/16/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Useful Software, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Useful Software, L=Bellevue, S=Washington, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
7DB9B4E338BDCF4F909F675C098B0E76

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/22/2014 2:54:03 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:MCilri4EyDkgx5Hf2+LXqruUG081E7LUzZAK/CqoA5p6v2qAPzBoL/xsTkKFW4xT:wrzXqruUGf2nUzZA+CqoA5p6v2qAPzBR

Entry address:
0x21F35

Entry point:
E8, 86, A5, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 38, AB, 44, 00, E8, 55, 2C, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, C6, 9E, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 14, F7, 44, 00, BA, 10, F7, 44, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, A7, B4, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, 9E, B4, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, 44, 2C, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 92, 9D, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, 8B, 54, 24, 04, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
6.5011

Code size:
211 KB (216,064 bytes)

The file 7zip.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 21 URLs.

http://inst.greatappsfree.net/dl/27/14518/5857/.../

http://inst.greatappsfree.net/dl/27/1966/73/.../

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