optimizerpro.exe

Optimizer Pro 3.2

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, “Fix PC problems and optimize performance ” 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 by PC Utilities Software Limited)

Product:
Optimizer Pro 3.2

Description:
Fix PC problems and optimize performance

Version:
3.2.0.1

MD5:
6806e106af43c7ee7f5b75afb2a1dfdc

SHA-1:
5ca6531376a168fe13b05310dcb75f8ffd52af25

SHA-256:
68bed0f7cfa5be33048a096460179518d0cf7f23fb42c88abd9be8e78625a68e

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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

Analysis date:
5/27/2018 9:40:51 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.PC Utilities.PCUtilit.Installer (M)
16.6.5.16

File size:
5.6 MB (5,830,488 bytes)

Product version:
3.2.0.1

Copyright:
PC Utilities Software Limited

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
7/29/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/30/2015 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=PC Utilities Software Limited, OU=IT Department, O=PC Utilities Software Limited, STREET=78 York Street, L=London, S=England, PostalCode=W1H 1DP, C=GB

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

Serial number:
00CF20EDFB9E9D56F429A44E79C3465805

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

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:4ktMU/TM8jWOsAHE2HkuMCSHwsot1mL3NhPET+zvdx4xKAYZRq6KbXXxPa7:43U/TM8jWOFE2HkuMwsombPECYxKZZac

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)

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