optimizerpro.exe

PC Utilities Software Limited

Part of the Optimizer Pro / Driver 'PC optimizer' product lines marketed by Adsology and distributed through various bundled software (PPI and commission) channels. The application optimizerpro.exe by PC Utilities Software Limited has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. This is a setup program which is used to install the application. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.pcutilitiespro.com.
Publisher:
PC Utilities Software Limited  (signed and verified)

MD5:
e823af230a127800c6fd978d9dbf0939

SHA-1:
51c1ed44c9f2e1ce323843c115dbc52c24c723ff

SHA-256:
f407d60ace5879f4c5a10a6d745a899e1d7e41672b2a7e4f6eadeffbde9964eb

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Installed with the Optimizer Pro software which is bundled by 3rd-party monetization programs.

Analysis date:
5/25/2018 4:18:16 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.PC Utilities.PCUtilit.Installer (M)
16.5.15.3

File size:
5.6 MB (5,845,288 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
4/18/2014 4:34:54 PM

Valid to:
4/18/2015 4:34:54 PM

Subject:
CN=PC Utilities Software Limited, O=PC Utilities Software Limited, L=London, C=GB

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
4B6A44F88EC8CF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/4/2013 7:24:57 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:eB1SpYYv5giYmwJSiEUWPuz/gD0q7rEKO7wPFd4ZvTqJCptQnhA2dc0:K1niZJiEUNzBq7XOs9dmvTLtQhAB0

Entry address:
0x113BC

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, A4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, C4, 89, 45, C0, 89, 45, A4, 89, 45, D0, 89, 45, C8, 89, 45, CC, 89, 45, D4, 89, 45, D8, 89, 45, EC, B8, 2C, 00, 41, 00, E8, E8, 51, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 9E, 1A, 41, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 5A, 1A, 41, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 48, 5B, 41, 00, E8, 16, D8, FF, FF, E8, 65, D3, FF, FF, 80, 3D, DC, 2A, 41, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 2B, D9, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, 80, 32, FF, FF, 8D, 55, EC, 33, C0, E8, E2, A3, FF, FF, 8B, 55, EC, B8, 50, 86...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
63.5 KB (65,024 bytes)

The file optimizerpro.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

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