egyup--2013_downloader-iaejqqxl1.exe

Somoto Limited

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 egyup--2013_downloader-iaejqqxl1.exe by Somoto Limited 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 Limited  (signed and verified)

MD5:
1b1485be8e5e4086246a06442532d061

SHA-1:
ea56fc02fbf8e8d155f0c60b49bbff5323a33e3a

SHA-256:
78caba3e62f0e8c194fc7ad2f46b1668affa1967bd7382b8ce8e3990b9bbbb6a

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 an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
9/26/2017 1:43:58 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Somoto.Bundler (M)
16.3.4.0

File size:
224 KB (229,360 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\egyup--2013_downloader-iaejqqxl1.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/11/2013 4:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/16/2015 4:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Limited, O=Somoto Limited, L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
05805984E5838EE41CFD82C4057379F9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 1:14:12 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:+A0m3D0o95DXzBo3t/HXTesiDVtju1L/a8:+A0iD0o95DX9S5KsMfqz

Entry address:
0x39AC

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, 7C, 01, 00, 00, E8, 97, 46, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 42, 43, 00, 00, 6A, 00, E8, AB, 46, 00, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 88, 4C, 42, 00, E8, B1, 28, 00, 00, 6A, 00, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 38, 4D, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 90, FE, FF, FF, 50, 6A, 00, 68, A4, A2, 40, 00, E8, F0, 45, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, A5, A2, 40, 00, 68, 68, 4D, 42, 00, E8, EF, 2A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 18, E8, FE, 42, 00, 00, 52, 52, 50, 68, 00, D0, 42, 00, E8, DA, 2A, 00, 00, 57, 6A, 00, E8, 39, 42, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Entropy:
7.7422  (probably packed)

Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

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