free hide ip setup.exe

Zulu Soft SRL

This the Soft32 ad-supported download manager that bundles additional PUP offers. "During the download process we may show commercial offers, such as a toolbar or other browser add-ons. The download manager is in no way affiliated or endorsed by the author of this product." The application free hide ip setup.exe by Zulu Soft SRL has been detected as adware by 6 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Soft32 Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from free-hide-ip.soft32.fr.
Publisher:
Zulu Soft SRL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
394c2f23332e97b15dc68d261b586f45

SHA-1:
704ab4840fc334c38f385390910814481608d8fa

SHA-256:
52fab40ab3af2f668456f8e9e8ae133a8a2acb6a39832f7492fa2e9cdeac5369

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
The setup file is part of the Soft32.com download and install manager. It is an ad-supported installer and attempts to get the user to install various adware toolbars, browser add-ons, game applications or other potentially unwanted programs. If a sponsored software offer such as a toolbar is installed it might change the User’s home page, default search settings and 404 traffic. Note, the software installed by Soft32 is probably safe, just the installer is unwanted.

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:
12/15/2017 1:25:29 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2152
9.0.1.0103

ESET NOD32
MSIL/Soft32Downloader (variant)
8.9632

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Soft32.A
v2014.04.13.05

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Nsis.Downloader.cvxhzw
0.28.0.58873

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.ZuluSoftSRL.S
14.4.13.5

VIPRE Antivirus
Soft32Downloader
27988

File size:
523.2 KB (535,712 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Soft32 Download Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\free hide ip setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Symantec Corporation

Valid from:
6/3/2013 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
6/17/2016 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Zulu Soft SRL, O=Zulu Soft SRL, L=Sibiu, S=Sibiu, C=RO, SERIALNUMBER=J32/987/2007, OID.2.5.4.15=Private Organization, OID.1.3.6.1.4.1.311.60.2.1.3=RO

Issuer:
CN=Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA, OU=Symantec Trust Network, O=Symantec Corporation, C=US

Serial number:
22D4D7E5042BE9C2999CB05C4CA2BB4F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/5/2009 5:50:52 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:fA0NYn+gch3CiVFH4YqdmiwpYJxEMHeFieFY3my:IO3XVV5hY+QeieFqm

Entry address:
0x30FA

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 60, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 18, EC, 42, 00, E8, F1, 2B, 00, 00, A3, 64, EB, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 98, 8F, 42, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, 54, 91, 40, 00, 68, 60, E3, 42, 00, E8, A4, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, AC, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 40, 43, 00, 50, 57, E8, 92, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9192

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23.5 KB (24,064 bytes)

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