cheatengine63_downloader-9dela7sm.exe

Somoto Israel

This is the Somoto BetterInstaller, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The application cheatengine63_downloader-9dela7sm.exe by Somoto Israel has been detected as adware 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 Somoto BetterInstaller installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from fileforever.net.
Publisher:
Somoto Israel  (signed and verified)

MD5:
3b29dda8f49c4501d0810cf42d83221a

SHA-1:
311f4e54f7f850c280511a609021fb1290e9de1b

SHA-256:
104348e2620fc083ae8358a5713681801dd088bda450f5bb1b3ba8667de8c85b

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

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:
9/24/2017 10:12:14 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Somoto.SomotoIs.Bundler (M)
16.4.8.15

File size:
231.4 KB (236,928 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\programs\cheatengine63_downloader-9dela7sm.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/8/2013 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/9/2018 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Israel, O=Somoto Israel, STREET=Habarzel 32, L=Tel Aviv, S=--, PostalCode=69700, C=IL

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

Serial number:
74F2E607D2905C0E3EA9C8AB59942D25

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 4:14:15 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:wJ380oXyGMY0Zq+rl8syZbRxwUAnSgAPn:wF80oXyG7krqsyZ3wUAnSv

Entry address:
0x380C

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, 7C, 01, 00, 00, E8, 87, 4D, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 2A, 4A, 00, 00, 6A, 00, E8, 9B, 4D, 00, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 28, F9, 42, 00, E8, B1, 28, 00, 00, 6A, 00, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, D8, F9, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 90, FE, FF, FF, 50, 6A, 00, 68, 4C, A2, 40, 00, E8, E0, 4C, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 4D, A2, 40, 00, 68, 08, FA, 42, 00, E8, EF, 2A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 18, E8, E6, 49, 00, 00, 52, 52, 50, 68, 00, 80, 43, 00, E8, DA, 2A, 00, 00, 57, 6A, 00, E8, 29, 49, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Code size:
30 KB (30,720 bytes)

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