frikitikijffont_downloader_by_copyfonts.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 frikitikijffont_downloader_by_copyfonts.exe, “Powered by BetterInstaller” by Somoto has been detected as adware by 17 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.
Publisher:
Somoto Ltd.  (signed and verified)

Description:
Powered by BetterInstaller

Version:
2.0.0.0

MD5:
f96618155084741794f7d9b0120ae48a

SHA-1:
ac5c23f03bf6565e6030c20150f689a2214fe95b

SHA-256:
208284b19405bf4ab8a412206376f94aebb256467fd4e96fe27f1096a501ba9c

Scanner detections:
17 / 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:
6/23/2018 10:27:55 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Somoto
2014.01.10

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Somoto.Gen2
7.11.124.108

avast!
Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
2014.9-141109

AVG
AdInstaller.Somoto
2015.0.3296

Clam AntiVirus
Adware.Somoto-1
0.98/18155

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Somoto.A
17579

Dr.Web
Adware.Somoto.17
9.0.1.0313

ESET NOD32
Win32/Somoto
8.9269

F-Prot
W32/SomotoBetterInstaller.A
v6.4.7.1.166

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.NSIS.Agent
14.0.0.2973

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Somoto
v2014.11.09.11

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent.cruvdt
0.28.0.57029

Reason Heuristics
PUP.BetterInstaller.Somoto.h
14.11.9.11

Sophos
Somoto BetterInstaller
4.96

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.Somoto/Variant
10248

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent
3.12.24.3

VIPRE Antivirus
BetterInstaller
25252

File size:
162.7 KB (166,592 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Language:
Swedish (Sweden)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
9/20/2011 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
9/20/2014 1:59:59 AM

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 10:14:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:h22ihA0m3BJf0vyhKlJUIfCPQLfK6RDgF3vYlI:CA0m3T0vdUIfLLHklvYI

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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Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

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