hardware-helper-131.exe

Hardware Helper

Smart PC Solutions, Inc.

The application hardware-helper-131.exe by Smart PC Solutions has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 4 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Inno Setup installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from cdn2.pchelpsoft.com and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
PC Help Soft   (signed by Smart PC Solutions, Inc.)

Product:
Hardware Helper

Version:
3.1

MD5:
3e8931ac7f96aa44a64f123939cf3ea1

SHA-1:
fb04abf38b337c1b7f8e7ed08009cc116710a26e

SHA-256:
fe8344905bc990d61f4a53a36f17ebb29a57136a97f41cc4b88c6cd2de0d7e90

Scanner detections:
4 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
8/17/2018 6:55:41 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Comodo Security
ApplicUnwnt
16760

ESET NOD32
Win32/Adware.SpeedingUpMyPC (variant)
8.8685

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Optional.SmartPCSolutions.T
14.6.30.22

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0724
7.2.181

File size:
7.7 MB (8,113,168 bytes)

Product version:
3.1

Copyright:
PC Help Soft

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\hardware-helper-131.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/5/2011 5:30:00 AM

Valid to:
5/30/2014 5:29:59 AM

Subject:
CN="Smart PC Solutions, Inc.", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Smart PC Solutions, Inc.", L=Alexandria, S=Virginia, C=US

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:
502E76B6ACDCDE4F3336BF9286946063

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 3:52:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
196608:TAfG+xr6UKmeZWdz/ZwZPRITkMorNtEmP0vtvmp:TAe6aPZcCZPRIexemclv2

Entry address:
0xA5F8

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, CE, 8A, FF, FF, E8, D5, 9C, FF, FF, E8, 64, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 07, A0, FF, FF, E8, A6, BF, FF, FF, E8, 11, E9, FF, FF, E8, 78, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, C9, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 92, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, 11, F1, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, B2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, C4, 97, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, B6, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Entropy:
7.9995

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

Code size:
39.5 KB (40,448 bytes)

The file hardware-helper-131.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

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