canon_pixma_mp198_driver_free_downloader_98818a.exe

YourFile Downloader

Via Advertising Group Limited

This is the Via Advertising bundle installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application canon_pixma_mp198_driver_free_downloader_98818a.exe by Via Advertising Group Limited has been detected as adware by 11 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the YourFile Downloader installer. This file is typically installed with the program YourFileDownloader by Via Advertising Group Limited which is a potentially unwanted software program.
Publisher:
http://yourfiledownloader.com  (signed by Via Advertising Group Limited)

Product:
YourFile Downloader

Version:
1.0.0

MD5:
2b686dab4ffb41dc1abdf570e188c899

SHA-1:
1539495beb4cb1348b99ae8f67c65995f40ff689

SHA-256:
376e698e6e01ac10c19ac22f2d2c2262daa8f9fae93a853cf6a10f2947fc3872

Scanner detections:
11 / 68

Status:
Adware

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
12/9/2016 1:02:15 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
2014.9-140610

AVG
Skodna.Generic_r
2015.0.3448

Commtouch SDK
W32/Backdoor.HQVR-8460
5.4.1.7

Dr.Web
Tool.DownLoader.45
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/YourFileDownloader (variant)
8.9392

F-Prot
W32/Backdoor2.HMWF
v6.4.7.1.166

K7 AntiVirus
Backdoor
13.175.11086

McAfee
Artemis!2B686DAB4FFB
5600.7104

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!2B686DAB4FFB
7.7104

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ViaAdvertisingGroupLimited.p
14.8.15.17

VIPRE Antivirus
Via Advertising
26222

File size:
3.9 MB (4,110,768 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright http://yourfiledownloader.com (C) 2012

Original file name:
YourFile.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
YourFile Downloader

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\canon_pixma_mp198_driver_free_downloader_98818a.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/30/2012 8:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/1/2013 7:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Via Advertising Group Limited, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Via Advertising Group Limited, L=Nicosia, S=Nicosia, C=CY

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:
54119944225483D152EE7DAA2475480B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/8/2012 12:55:20 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:znWsd/g2f2LW2pbJ4jfbYafZdGuawRMe5jVre3xbdLLa:SOg2t2pbJ4jTYuGyMijVrx

Entry address:
0x9715

Entry point:
E8, 8B, 55, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 57, 56, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, A0, 01, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 72, 1C, 83, 3D, A0, 49, 42, 00, 00, 74, 13, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 05, E9, 27, 4B, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, 14, C1, E9, 02, 83, E2, 03, 83, F9, 08, 72, 29, F3, A5, FF, 24, 95, 90, 98, 40, 00, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9, 04, 72, 0C, 83, E0, 03, 03, C8, FF, 24, 85, A4...
 
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Entropy:
7.8443  (probably packed)

Code size:
89.5 KB (91,648 bytes)

The file canon_pixma_mp198_driver_free_downloader_98818a.exe has been discovered within the following program.

YourFileDownloader  by Via Advertising Group Limited
YourFileDownloader provides the ability to download various software applications locally. It provides a list and search interface to locate and download appliations. The program does however automatically add itself to the Windows built-in Firewall.
yourfiledownloader.com
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The file canon_pixma_mp198_driver_free_downloader_98818a.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 8 URLs.

http://files.yourfiledownloader.com/?q=Beyond Compare 3.3.1.13971 Portable&wmid=881&subwmid=98818a&ca=be6938509d6635840a2d38c28b4700ec