flvplayersetup-6cc6gss.exe

Somoto Ltd.

Somoto uses a monetization platform known as the 'Better Installer' to provide the ability of 3rd party developers to bundle various adware packages through an affiliate pay-per-install program. The application flvplayersetup-6cc6gss.exe, “Powered by BetterInstaller” by Somoto has been detected as adware by 115 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Somoto BetterInstaller installer. Includes the Somoto BetterInstaller, an adware installer that will bundle offers for additional third party applications, mostly adware toolbars, with legitimate softare and may be installed without adequate user consent.
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Publisher:
Somoto Ltd.  (signed and verified)

Description:
Powered by BetterInstaller

Version:
2.1.0.0

MD5:
a56f324386085dcec9297a9f72782b28

SHA-1:
c71e1e97ad63bd0b2df2eaa155713f141da59a21

SHA-256:
978770f3dbd7c6dd0e597d08e4281a97fa9cc76508301643bd5e7451cef7a495

Scanner detections:
68 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Somoto 'BetterInstaller' to bundle additional (unwanted) software during install without adequate consent.

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:
12/9/2016 12:46:32 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.Somoto.A
969

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Somoto
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Somoto
2014.06.09

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Somoto.Gen2
7.11.153.232

Antiy Labs AVL
Trojan/Win32.Tgenic
1.0.0.1

avast!
Win32:Somoto-F [PUP]
2014.9-140610

AVG
AdInstaller.Somoto
2015.0.3447

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.Somoto.A
1.0.20.805

Bkav FE
W32.Clod2fe.Trojan
1.3.0.4959

Clam AntiVirus
Adware.Somoto-1
0.98/21155

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Somoto.A
18485

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1184
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/Somoto
8.9913

F-Prot
W32/SomotoBetterInstaller.A
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.Somoto
11.2014-10-06_3

G Data
Application.Bundler.Somoto
14.6.24

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712333

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.1712333

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent
14.0.0.3731

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Somoto
v2014.06.10.05

McAfee
Artemis!A56F32438608
5600.7103

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis!A56F32438608
7.7103

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.Somoto.A
15.0.0.483

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent.cruvhh
0.28.0.60100

Panda Antivirus
PUP/MultiToolbar.A
14.06.10.05

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Downloader.ac1
1.0.0.1015

Quick Heal
Downloader.NSIS.r7
6.14.14.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.BetterInstaller.Somoto.W
14.8.7.17

Sophos
Somoto BetterInstaller
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.Somoto/Variant
10552

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.R0CBH07EU14
7.2.161

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent
3.12.26.0

VIPRE Antivirus
BetterInstaller
30102

XVirus List
Win32.Detected
2.8.7

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File size:
164.5 KB (168,472 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\flvplayersetup-6cc6gss.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
9/19/2011 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/19/2014 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Ltd., O=Somoto Ltd., STREET=PO Box 58096, L=Tel Aviv, S=--, PostalCode=61580, C=IL

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

Serial number:
00841D099D16B738F34172FEEFE1D2574F

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

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:S22ihA0m3BJf0Aw46ZxJ3Ph4pWVWHp2xMatgZ47CrH14HhiAZ3:NA0m3T0Aw46D1Ph4pWSp22IgZ/HO3

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:
7.6052

Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

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