hardware-helper.exe

Hardware Helper

Driver Information Technology Co., Ltd.

The application hardware-helper.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:
10.0

MD5:
85fd9f0f4f4808539862081c74eff890

SHA-1:
d265736452385c92aaf16cab2323c453efe6fd97

SHA-256:
4678c302538acaafc07b2d2e229fa6235f9939d7324021afc14634099f427373

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
11/14/2018 5:05:08 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

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

File size:
6.5 MB (6,788,904 bytes)

Product version:
10.0

Copyright:
Copyright © 2002-2010 Driver-Soft Inc.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/8/2010 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/10/2011 12:59:59 AM

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 2009-2 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)09, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
237EA3112A15AB516B8E35E07E26E432

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 11:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
196608:M1cHMz9cxB+vNCg7bNpdaRuUoVkp3DiaoBaE:M1cHxB+8g7VaRPoVkJiaGaE

Entry address:
0x9B60

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 66, 95, FF, FF, E8, 6D, A7, FF, FF, E8, 98, C9, FF, FF, E8, DF, C9, FF, FF, E8, 0E, F3, FF, FF, E8, 75, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 17, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, E0, A1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 9B, FE, FF, FF, E8, 02, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, C8, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, E8, CD, 40, 00, E8, 17, 96, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, E8, CD, 40, 00, B2, 01, B8...
 
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Entropy:
7.9788

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

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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