devcon.exe

Windows Setup API

NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai

While the file properties state the file is developed by 'Microsoft Corporation', this is not the case and it is designed just to look like a legitimate Microsoft system file. The application devcon.exe, “Windows Setup API” by NetZone Info-Tech Co.,, Shanghai has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
Microsoft Corporation  (signed by NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai)

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System

Description:
Windows Setup API

Version:
5.2.3718.0 (dnsrv.021114-1947)

MD5:
d3cc45ab552dfb587ad41746842f9c1a

SHA-1:
9eff8e307ae33f3eb6fa8ea30ceb72dcc86b770b

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
2/23/2017 9:50:52 AM UTC  (nine months ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Optional.NetZoneI.Installer
17.2.23.4

File size:
62.8 KB (64,304 bytes)

Product version:
5.2.3718.0

Copyright:
© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Original file name:
SETUPAPI.DLL

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Windows\System32\devcon.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/26/2011 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
8/5/2012 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN="NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="NetZone Info-Tech Co., Ltd., Shanghai", L=Shanghai, S=Shanghai, C=CN

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:
00F1D32C1B972DF4D97FEF5EE83B90E5

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/15/2002 1:32:05 PM

OS version:
5.2

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows Console

Linker version:
7.10

Entry address:
0x5211

Entry point:
6A, 28, 68, C8, 15, 00, 01, E8, F3, 01, 00, 00, 66, 81, 3D, 00, 00, 00, 01, 4D, 5A, 75, 28, A1, 3C, 00, 00, 01, 81, B8, 00, 00, 00, 01, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, 17, 0F, B7, 88, 18, 00, 00, 01, 81, F9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 74, 21, 81, F9, 0B, 02, 00, 00, 74, 06, 83, 65, E4, 00, EB, 2A, 83, B8, 84, 00, 00, 01, 0E, 76, F1, 33, C9, 39, 88, F8, 00, 00, 01, EB, 11, 83, B8, 74, 00, 00, 01, 0E, 76, DE, 33, C9, 39, 88, E8, 00, 00, 01, 0F, 95, C1, 89, 4D, E4, 83, 65, FC, 00, 6A, 01, FF, 15, 7C, 11, 00, 01, 59, 83, 0D, CC, 61...
 
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Entropy:
5.4184

Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++ v7.1

Code size:
20 KB (20,480 bytes)

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