driverboostpro_setup.exe

Boost Software Inc

The application driverboostpro_setup.exe, “This installer database contains the logic and data required to install DriverBoost.” by Boost Software Inc has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a setup and installation application and has been known to bundle potentially unwanted software. The file has been seen being downloaded from c236.y8top.net and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
DriverBoost  (signed by Boost Software Inc)

Product:
DriverBoost

Description:
This installer database contains the logic and data required to install DriverBoost.

Version:
8.1

MD5:
6992d29c19309e36dd849727b358e507

SHA-1:
b45f276d418a628fa8917977a9a89973bb34ed29

SHA-256:
190287b1cd0a8bbaaa8c922dd45feb960937f179f7f2af3e6a3872bc33a4c3fc

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
10/24/2017 3:40:59 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Optional.Installer.BoostSoftware.U
14.3.4.0

File size:
1.9 MB (2,014,840 bytes)

Product version:
8.1

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2009 DriverBoost

Original file name:
InstallShield Setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/13/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/12/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Boost Software Inc, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Boost Software Inc, L=Boston, S=Massachusetts, C=US

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:
747D07834340AFF7F43E2259B7F02CBC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/25/2012 3:16:29 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:7NjKEhegFjRO3RGMRvHTWUzfUMrNCzYgQPU0F8scSML:MEhljRO3RvRdzfUMM3QPlFz4

Entry address:
0x9895B

Entry point:
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Code size:
907.5 KB (929,280 bytes)

The file driverboostpro_setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 24 URLs.

http://c236.y8top.net/2107tmp/cf/soft/2013/11/ba/.../driverboost_81013.exe

http://driverboost.com/lp/.../download_now.php

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