howcodec_update.exe

Howcodec

HOW SOFT

The application howcodec_update.exe by HOW SOFT has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
HowSoft  (signed by HOW SOFT)

Product:
Howcodec

Description:
Howcodec up

Version:
1.0.0.0

MD5:
11d90fbc42975efd63cc818baf3a4f95

SHA-1:
2c901b3e074f6e397d13a63b075f25536c63829b

SHA-256:
4cf858e6c743563289a698f57817940de8051dbf90bd3e920f148c1ff1247d40

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
10/23/2017 3:46:44 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Hue Communication.HOWSOFT (M)
16.6.11.2

File size:
296.6 KB (303,728 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.0

Copyright:
HowSoft

Original file name:
Howcodecup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\howcodec\howcodec_update.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
12/16/2010 9:00:00 AM

Valid to:
12/17/2011 8:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=HOW SOFT, O=HOW SOFT, L=Guro-gu, S=SEOUL, C=KR

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

Serial number:
3B9817FBE154B0346689E1852F9704A7

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/6/2011 4:44:38 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:NewzxDF1dt4k4893XoUNVQs5+HGp7ZjeYjYTPP4hACj2c8s7/Fb+kubnr:New9DFt4kb934+p+mhZjeYM7P4hACjPC

Entry address:
0xC3D50

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, E0, 47, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 30, F8, FF, C7, 87, B4, C7, 09, 00, 14, 17, B7, 81, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 0E, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46...
 
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Entropy:
7.8698

Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.22 (Delphi) stub

Code size:
280 KB (286,720 bytes)

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