hotspot shield.exe

Hotspot Shield

The application hotspot shield.exe has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a setup program which is used to install the application. The file has been seen being downloaded from onedrive.live.com.
Product:
Hotspot Shield

Version:
5.2.2.9547

MD5:
4930ca33811acd14ab6acb9c18f0d89f

SHA-1:
6c3e71fe5198f3933c09cbdca0d229be1ec38deb

SHA-256:
1cab44c1a7aee80fa1dffa3a5fd15820e8f150392d3c2718f47faeaa60288a53

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
11/15/2018 10:33:45 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.HotspotShield (L)
16.8.7.19

File size:
795.1 KB (814,199 bytes)

Product version:
5.2.2.9547

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

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

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/27/2015 2:25:41 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:lvRwIHoArGksp7RY2p3ypGCxKzSCS9olUwqyBOF7T7sC0SwPi9Oyw4:z7tjGpH8KOCS+WS87T7r0DPi9O4

Entry address:
0x327D

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 55, 56, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 00, A3, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 18, FF, 15, B0, 80, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, 80, 40, 00, 66, 3D, 06, 00, 74, 11, 55, E8, 51, 31, 00, 00, 3B, C5, 74, 07, 68, 00, 0C, 00, 00, FF, D0, 53, 57, 68, F4, A2, 40, 00, E8, CE, 30, 00, 00, 68, EC, A2, 40, 00, E8, C4, 30, 00, 00, 68, E0, A2, 40, 00, E8, BA, 30, 00, 00, 6A, 09, E8, 1F, 31, 00, 00, 6A, 07, E8, 18, 31, 00, 00, A3, 44, 8A, 7A, 00, FF, 15, 44, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF...
 
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Entropy:
7.8063  (probably packed)

Code size:
24.5 KB (25,088 bytes)

The file hotspot shield.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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