hardware-helper-1100.exe

Hardware Helper

Driver Information Technology Co., Ltd.

The application hardware-helper-1100.exe, “Hardware Helper Setup ” by Driver Information Technology Co. has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Inno Setup installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.pchelpsoft.com.
Publisher:
Driver-Soft Inc.   (signed by Driver Information Technology Co., Ltd.)

Product:
Hardware Helper

Description:
Hardware Helper Setup

Version:
11.0

MD5:
82ecae1aa41e3306c6dd1093651ecde5

SHA-1:
0bd390a9d858d400434d8d1188de46e1d3029208

SHA-256:
41b17f55ad6d89561ea99b3e15e8ab2fc2d56050576bc2e4f28dd3698ce70b79

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
11/16/2018 12:42:09 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.DriverSoft.DriverIn.Installer.Meta (L)
16.6.13.21

File size:
8.2 MB (8,634,056 bytes)

Product version:
11.0

Copyright:
Copyright © 2002-2012 Driver-Soft Inc.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\hardware-helper-1100.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
6/21/2011 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/8/2014 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="Driver Information Technology Co., Ltd.", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Driver Information Technology Co., Ltd.", L=ChangSha, S=HuNan, C=CN

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:
039E921BDD83DF3B2FAD7270F81427E1

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 6:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
196608:TxnRCF8TSw878rz+3oYA88UKHmWp7yP0OXtuJBVOapzd3k:TxRiwjrzG0dlJ4uBVOapzd3k

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, E8, CD, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, E8, CD...
 
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Entropy:
7.9848

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

The file hardware-helper-1100.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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