cutewriter.exe

CutePDF Writer

Acro Software Inc

The application cutewriter.exe, “CutePDF Writer Setup ” by Acro Software Inc has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 17 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Inno Setup installer. 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:
Acro Software Inc.   (signed by Acro Software Inc)

Product:
CutePDF Writer

Description:
CutePDF Writer Setup

Version:
2.8.0.8

MD5:
f2d440916faa451d764b689e288b452d

SHA-1:
b765ba4d08b512a20bdc4ec46dfe6a5cdfc9f2b6

SHA-256:
a6da671c8026af52db13db3b1e587c3614773bd92a46a3e7dbc29075f6555f18

Scanner detections:
17 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Bundles that Ask.com toolbar as a third-party offer, a web browser extension that may modify a user's search and home pages.

Analysis date:
11/24/2017 8:08:15 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
Win-Trojan/Downloader.4026160
2014.07.08

Avira AntiVirus
Adware/OpenCandy.A.477
7.11.159.14

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan[Backdoor]/Win32.Poison
0.1.0.1

AVG
Acro Software Inc
2016.0.3196

Bkav FE
W32.Clod918.Trojan
1.3.0.4959

Dr.Web
Trojan.DownLoader7.49628
9.0.1.047

ESET NOD32
Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.G potentially unsafe application
7.0.302.0

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/Bundled_Toolbar
2/16/2015

IKARUS anti.virus
Bundled
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.180.12643

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.180.12650

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
331020.49267

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Bundled.cumjun
0.28.0.58491

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Adware.22b
1.0.0.1015

Sophos
OpenCandy
4.98

Trend Micro House Call
ADW_OPENCANDY
7.2.47

Trend Micro
ADW_OPENCANDY
10.465.16

File size:
3.9 MB (4,061,464 bytes)

Product version:
2.8.0.8

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
9/14/2010 8:43:27 AM

Valid to:
9/14/2013 8:43:27 AM

Subject:
CN=Acro Software Inc, OU=IT, O=Acro Software Inc, L=HAYMARKET, S=VA, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
4ED44EAFBF5379

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 3:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:X1aovjE5he149vK9Ijcne3nYIonKLDPPulq3J9Zyy+RUwrF:lamYrtjcne3Y9GDPmAJ2O

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:
7.9983

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

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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