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)

Version:
3.0.1.0

MD5:
7c80519c8797c91e0da82040f3886a84

SHA-1:
e73fdc322983454e946ea3f4684d9e06da1c451a

SHA-256:
3f47e5f5645ecf4e1573167fea46926bb73f5fc44224ce5316b6934b996f049f

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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

Analysis date:
1/19/2018 9:01:25 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.PC Utilities (M)
16.7.23.9

File size:
5.5 MB (5,801,040 bytes)

Product version:
3.0.1.0

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
4/5/2013 8:29:35 PM

Valid to:
4/3/2015 4:23:14 PM

Subject:
CN=PC Utilities Software Limited, O=PC Utilities Software Limited, L=London, S=UK, 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:
2B239BABC97410

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:2J86A38mL4cPeFP6Nz9WCuCL+f7XAb89Ka2M+Y9dsS9PlSt/B0yXTFWdlCn:A48mUciUkHi+kNM+Y9df9s2aTuA

Entry address:
0x13D60

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, F0, B8, C8, 3C, 41, 00, E8, C4, 1F, FF, FF, E8, 07, 00, FF, FF, 8D, 40, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00, 00...
 
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Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C++

Code size:
75.5 KB (77,312 bytes)

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

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