idm_downloader-cbuhrdex.exe

Somoto Limited

This is the Somoto BetterInstaller, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The application idm_downloader-cbuhrdex.exe by Somoto Limited has been detected as adware by 12 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Somoto BetterInstaller installer. Includes the Somoto BetterInstaller, an adware installer that will bundle offers for additional third party applications, mostly adware toolbars, with legitimate softare and may be installed without adequate user consent.
Publisher:
Somoto Limited  (signed and verified)

MD5:
d4d70b20d9a7b5e81b4cead7796c16c4

SHA-1:
c49c9c0f5cad16c60cded47c892d389b6006deb2

SHA-256:
369eb0197b2908b6d26bcd606c0aceca79ee8063799e2776e906e946ec48fc79

Scanner detections:
12 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Somoto 'BetterInstaller' to bundle additional (unwanted) software during install without adequate consent.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
11/22/2017 6:03:11 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
959

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
1.0.20.855

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Somoto
0.98/21411

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Somoto.CK
18583

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Application.Bundler.Somoto
8.14.06.20.12

ESET NOD32
Win32/Somoto
8.9959

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
11.2014-20-06_6

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.3682

McAfee
Somoto-BetterInstaller
5600.7093

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
15.0.0.513

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.06.20.12

Reason Heuristics
PUP.SomotoLimited.X
14.7.3.1

File size:
224 KB (229,344 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\idm_downloader-cbuhrdex.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/16/2015 12:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Limited, O=Somoto Limited, L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
05805984E5838EE41CFD82C4057379F9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 9:14:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:uA0m3D0ohQlZpjO3HR7995pbbOk4uGExTo:uA0iD0ohQrhO3HRRZKk/GExTo

Entry address:
0x39AC

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, 7C, 01, 00, 00, E8, 97, 46, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 42, 43, 00, 00, 6A, 00, E8, AB, 46, 00, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 88, 4C, 42, 00, E8, B1, 28, 00, 00, 6A, 00, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 38, 4D, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 90, FE, FF, FF, 50, 6A, 00, 68, A4, A2, 40, 00, E8, F0, 45, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, A5, A2, 40, 00, 68, 68, 4D, 42, 00, E8, EF, 2A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 18, E8, FE, 42, 00, 00, 52, 52, 50, 68, 00, D0, 42, 00, E8, DA, 2A, 00, 00, 57, 6A, 00, E8, 39, 42, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Entropy:
7.7426  (probably packed)

Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

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