advancedpdfutilitiesfree.exe

Advanced PDF Utilities Free

Tsingsoft Imagination Information Technology Co., Ltd

The software installer may bundle adware as well as other potentially unwanted software using a download manager/installer from ClientConnect or OpenCandy. The application advancedpdfutilitiesfree.exe, “Advanced PDF Utilities Free Setup ” by Tsingsoft Imagination Information Technology Co. has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 3 anti-malware scanners. This is a self-extracting archive and installer and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software. 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:
PDFCore Co., Ltd.   (signed by Tsingsoft Imagination Information Technology Co., Ltd)

Product:
Advanced PDF Utilities Free

Description:
Advanced PDF Utilities Free Setup

MD5:
fc081b1e1998f9e9921b7e048ce09118

SHA-1:
5127eced404334d26e82e210362552c71252a8c8

SHA-256:
0338d7094d44db9cb7d64cebf369ff2dceb786a43d3c978c835c1a56fc81e813

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:
11/30/2016 3:11:25 AM UTC  (nine months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

ESET NOD32
8.9720

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.OpenCandy.cumjqq
0.28.0.59492

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Bundler (L)
16.11.29.22

File size:
7.1 MB (7,454,168 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
9/21/2011 5:12:19 AM

Valid to:
9/21/2014 5:12:19 AM

Subject:
CN="Tsingsoft Imagination Information Technology Co., Ltd", O="Tsingsoft Imagination Information Technology Co., Ltd", L=北京, S=北京, C=CN

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
11211887AD441BA7E15E9131AAA0DEF9248A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/30/2013 3:21:56 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:GHULz4SUXutRNKdGlm5Mq5FFkX9Ei/r0T5TOJ+8nBvvrEbGuX0UtOgQbZ1xz1B7/:AlS55KQyR4tTr0to+i3AbGuEU3Q5zr7/

Entry address:
0x113BC

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, A4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, C4, 89, 45, C0, 89, 45, A4, 89, 45, D0, 89, 45, C8, 89, 45, CC, 89, 45, D4, 89, 45, D8, 89, 45, EC, B8, 2C, 00, 41, 00, E8, E8, 51, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 9E, 1A, 41, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 5A, 1A, 41, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 48, 5B, 41, 00, E8, 16, D8, FF, FF, E8, 65, D3, FF, FF, 80, 3D, DC, 2A, 41, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 2B, D9, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, 80, 32, FF, FF, 8D, 55, EC, 33, C0, E8, E2, A3, FF, FF, 8B, 55, EC, B8, 50, 86...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
63.5 KB (65,024 bytes)

The file advancedpdfutilitiesfree.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

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