ccleaner - chip-downloader.exe

OCSClient

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application ccleaner - chip-downloader.exe, “CHIP Secured Installer” by CHIP Digital GmbH has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Covus installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as the free Piriform CCleaner but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
CHIP Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

Product:
OCSClient

Description:
CHIP Secured Installer

Version:
7.00

MD5:
2be685b6ce60560ec7d55b501d090dc8

SHA-1:
4844858548a34089028b876dd3e0027ee858a0be

SHA-256:
45913135456987d4bc0a45d9c50102ef36d9c09c8e9699980c6caceda22916be

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
7/19/2024 4:24:38 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.1.21.1

File size:
600.4 KB (614,792 bytes)

Product version:
7.00

Copyright:
Copyright © 2014 Chip Digital GmbH

Original file name:
ocsclient.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\ccleaner - chip-downloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
1/8/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
1/9/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=CHIP Digital GmbH, O=CHIP Digital GmbH, STREET=St.-Martin-Str. 66, L=Munich, S=Bavaria, PostalCode=81541, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00F0BAAB0E388698D0A2DD8D584AF69876

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/15/2014 3:02:34 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

Entry address:
0x1620

Entry point:
68, 08, F6, 40, 00, E8, EE, FF, FF, FF, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 30, 00, 00, 00, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6C, 51, CB, CF, 4C, 39, 05, 47, 9B, A7, 1A, 8F, 7C, 78, 87, FE, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 00, 00, 2D, 43, 30, 30, 30, 2D, 4F, 43, 53, 43, 6C, 69, 65, 6E, 74, 00, 34, 36, 7D, 23, 32, 2E, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, CC, 31, 00, 03, 76, 0F, D7, 04, EA, F7, DC, 4B, 85, 6D, 25, A8, 40, C8, C5, 30, F6, 07, 2C, 55, A5, 90, CA, 4A, A7, 78, 6F, 37, 88, E2, A6, 56, 3A, 4F, AD, 33, 99, 66, CF, 11, B7, 0C, 00...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual Basic v5.0

Code size:
96 KB (98,304 bytes)

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