novoasoft_science_word_6_0_dsetup.exe

META., JSC

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application novoasoft_science_word_6_0_dsetup.exe by META., JSC 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 installCore installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from files.downloadsmart.net.
Publisher:
META., JSC  (signed and verified)

MD5:
e41f32058fbd19d39930c77c2ec32715

SHA-1:
c85023737089779a0120ab5759f17e4bb681263f

SHA-256:
df0dd8e77a2d951e7a7d34efe881923ee002ec8afcc227a0be603f732d1d55bc

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.

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:
6/25/2018 6:33:44 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore.METAJSC.Installer (M)
16.7.4.3

File size:
642.3 KB (657,752 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\novoasoft_science_word_6_0_dsetup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/6/2013 7:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/6/2016 6:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN="META., JSC", O="META., JSC", STREET="B49, Duy Tan Street, Dich Vong Hau Ward, Cau Giay District", L=Hanoi, S=Hanoi, PostalCode=10000, C=VN

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00D08397D094A2AC46809B3100D8A03A0A

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 5:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:VnXpiiVfgfVzLlwkmDNM4Gequ2YhdDE5WhP3sZQ01aYBZTH8N1sJy:VnXkIkXANMAB2YhK56s60YGTcN1

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Entropy:
7.7736

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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