CheatEngine63.exe

Cheat Engine 6.3

Cheat Engine

The application CheatEngine63.exe, “Cheat Engine 6.3 Setup ” by Cheat Engine has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 7 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Inno Setup installer. This file is typically installed with the program Cheat Engine 6.3 by Dark Byte. 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:
Cheat Engine   (signed by Cheat Engine)

Product:
Cheat Engine 6.3

Description:
Cheat Engine 6.3 Setup

Version:
6.3.0.4

MD5:
e8becb85737248c14dd8d44329ad473a

SHA-1:
83fb2100da00c4a15bf803d5d2712360ec024328

SHA-256:
488931dfd40b8c819ed6b34cfd3377e7e959f0711e45b53233c192a336a0e425

Scanner detections:
7 / 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:
8/19/2018 4:20:36 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/OpenCandy.AC
7.11.118.118

ESET NOD32
Win32/HackTool.CheatEngine.AB (variant)
8.8838

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.HackTool.Undef.(kcloud)
331020.49267

McAfee
Artemis!2BDAC3BCDE5E
5600.7222

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!2BDAC3BCDE5E
7.7222

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0715
7.2.42

Vba32 AntiVirus
Hoax.Blocker
3.12.24.3

File size:
7.7 MB (8,062,384 bytes)

Product version:
6.3.0.4

Copyright:
Cheat Engine

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\cheatengine63.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
3/24/2013 10:26:07 PM

Valid to:
7/22/2014 7:08:43 AM

Subject:
E=dark_byte@hotmail.com, CN=Cheat Engine, O=Cheat Engine, L=Eindhoven, S=Noord Brabant, C=NL

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

Serial number:
1121ECFEBA3F53102B741B7E1AEDB2501C7C

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

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
196608:mEatFlVJbVf6CQvklAOeZ+TtmAZi9k7FSzhT9+OnDutNfkrstc:hatbVRkQymtzZiigNdnDutNcf

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:
7.9995

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

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

The file CheatEngine63.exe has been discovered within the following program.

Cheat Engine 6.3  by Dark Byte
Publisher's description - “Cheat Engine is an open source tool designed to help you with modifying single player games running under window so you can make them harder or easier depending on your preference(e.”
www.cheatengine.org
About 1% of users remove it
 
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The file CheatEngine63.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 13 URLs.

http://www.download3k.de/DownloadLink2-Cheat-Engine.html

http://mirrors.download3k.com/token/.../CheatEngine63.exe

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