hdvid-codec-ie.exe

Tanja Matkovic

The application hdvid-codec-ie.exe by Tanja Matkovic has been detected as adware 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. It is also typically executed from an Internet Explorer cache folder. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.hdplayer-download.com.
Publisher:
Tanja Matkovic  (signed and verified)

MD5:
1162b43c4482bcc979f58a187c326e79

SHA-1:
796ca8f4d24639f97cfdc6daf6cbfda8ae520fda

SHA-256:
7b42403069ff0641b59d17a8f74e5fc751fbfaea0e1d14e286e6b5d8f6d73c50

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Analysis date:
11/25/2017 4:54:46 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.TanjaMatkovic.Installer (M)
16.2.14.5

File size:
524.9 KB (537,472 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\{random}\hdvid-codec-ie.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
5/1/2013 9:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/2/2014 8:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Tanja Matkovic, OU=Individual Developer, O=No Organization Affiliation, L=Subotica, S=Subotica, C=RS

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
6A3131F81D52E40A00F4396C56D649C5

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/6/2009 7:50:46 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ia1mmAg82vheerwGCok0eza06TriwTKmZoKqQ:ls/g8ahtT5U6LmqoK5

Entry address:
0x323C

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 30, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 3F, 42, 00, E8, 09, 2C, 00, 00, A3, A4, 3E, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 58, F4, 41, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, B8, 91, 40, 00, 68, A0, 36, 42, 00, E8, BC, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 50, 57, E8, AA, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

The file hdvid-codec-ie.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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