malwarebytes anti malware malware scanner - chip-installer.exe

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application malwarebytes anti malware malware scanner - chip-installer.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)

Description:
CHIP Secured Installer

Version:
1.0.0.0

MD5:
a5a1245e0342f6b16cc86008e71f63f8

SHA-1:
4cd822b3cda6a5ad65d63aabbeaa3e85010e0e4f

SHA-256:
9effa38c1b90e3c0be3353b09bceae6bbaf106fbe880e6c40e827ce2bc44b745

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:
7/7/2020 5:18:53 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.3.16.1

File size:
1.1 MB (1,101,648 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.0

Copyright:
Copyright © 2014 Chip Digital GmbH

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
German (Germany)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\malwarebytes anti malware malware scanner - chip-installer.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:
8/18/2014 3:33:31 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x18D870

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, A0, 53, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 70, EC, FF, 57, EB, 0B, 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, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89, C5, EB, 0B, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B...
 
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Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.24

Code size:
336 KB (344,064 bytes)