malwarebytes anti malware - chip-downloader.exe

OCSClient

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application malwarebytes anti malware - chip-downloader.exe, “CHIP Secured Installer” by CHIP Digital GmbH 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 Covus installer.
Publisher:
CHIP Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

Product:
OCSClient

Description:
CHIP Secured Installer

Version:
7.00

MD5:
e04e49054d17350cc29a9d5f468403a1

SHA-1:
f561721e50e1ddf11805f7991f4023ae49001118

SHA-256:
b35f50e48cdbb7049ab7abc45125f0ddeaa64018302ca1ce7e6e1d62c7c2e1aa

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
7/13/2020 5:58:18 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.3.16.8

File size:
938.8 KB (961,360 bytes)

Product version:
7.00

Copyright:
Copyright © 2014 Chip Digital GmbH

Original file name:
ocsclient.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
German (Germany)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\malwarebytes anti malware - chip-downloader.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
2/25/2014 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/26/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=CHIP Digital GmbH, O=CHIP Digital GmbH, L=Muenchen, S=Bayern, C=DE

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

Serial number:
0D160B8252A4F0A16FE1255FA0A22E2B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/14/2014 10:21:19 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

Entry address:
0x1684

Entry point:
68, 74, F6, 40, 00, E8, EE, FF, FF, FF, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 30, 00, 00, 00, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 25, 32, 01, 82, B6, 82, FF, 47, 8E, A2, 8F, 15, 1F, 1F, E2, ED, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 01, 00, 00, 00, 42, 75, 66, 66, 65, 72, 4F, 43, 53, 43, 6C, 69, 65, 6E, 74, 00, 4C, 6F, 6E, 67, 2C, 20, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, CC, 31, 00, 03, A6, A4, 06, 0D, A2, 9B, 53, 45, AB, 9A, 4D, 0F, 41, 3F, E7, FD, 98, 5B, 47, 93, 8D, 63, 38, 47, BD, 62, D6, F0, 51, 07, C9, 88, 3A, 4F, AD, 33, 99, 66, CF, 11, B7, 0C, 00...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual Basic v5.0

Code size:
100 KB (102,400 bytes)