nero.exe

Softonic International

The application nero.exe by Softonic International 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:
Softonic International  (signed and verified)

MD5:
faf84ad0f4ab2326d28be6afa4487959

SHA-1:
7533225a7f4a40a011a7c6857fc0269d6fdd326c

SHA-256:
38fb6e7402cc2731045ef47e11b8e5ff2d63112a725e6352353aa8ca632b088e

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:
10/25/2020 1:14:46 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softonic (M)
17.3.15.12

File size:
286.3 KB (293,176 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
9/6/2009 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/7/2011 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Softonic International, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Softonic International, L=Barcelona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)09, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
707E68E6802EEDABC3757C9005AC1028

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/15/2010 6:32:18 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x4BE750

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, D0, 87, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 40, B8, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 0F, C2, 4B, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, 48, 17, 04, 00, 56, 83, C3, 04, 53, 50, C7, 03, 03, 00, 02, 00, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 55, 57, 56, 53, 83, EC, 7C, 8B, 94, 24, 90, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 74, 00, 00, 00, 00, C6, 44, 24, 73, 00, 8B, AC, 24, 9C, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 42, 04, 89, 44, 24, 78, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 0F, B6, 4A, 02, 89, C3, D3, E3, 89, D9, 49, 89, 4C, 24, 6C, 0F, B6, 4A...
 
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Code size:
268 KB (274,432 bytes)

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