outlook express.exe

Apps Installer S.L.

This is the Solimba installer program that will bundle additional offers mostly including adware and various unwanted PC utilities. The application outlook express.exe by Apps Installer S.L has been detected as adware 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 Solimba DownloadMR installer. The installer uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars.
Publisher:
App.install  (signed by Apps Installer S.L.)

Description:
setup.manager

Version:
3.1.12.5

MD5:
0fe4e30bad5b9e860555d711226dec04

SHA-1:
95a5ad05c59458904a3925447d4dd8205bb5f442

SHA-256:
afc748f266ccc81e01c672a27b6737e4a9943ccb22510cc8ab2845f9ce11b0ac

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
This is a wrapped installation of legitimate software (without persmission of the developer) and bundles adware such as toolbars and extensions.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
8/7/2020 1:56:11 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.15.14

File size:
497.3 KB (509,232 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.15

Copyright:
copyright © 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
2/19/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
2/20/2015 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Apps Installer S.L., O=Apps Installer S.L., L=Barcelona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
323F44D66AEF890F43C32CFD743A4AD0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/3/2014 12:18:13 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xE05C

Entry point:
E8, 7A, 79, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, 38, E4, 41, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, F8, E0, 41, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 60, 54, 42, 00, 74, 13, 41, 83, F9, 2D, 72, F1, 8D, 48, ED, 83, F9, 11, 77, 0E, 6A, 0D, 58, 5D, C3, 8B, 04, CD, 64...
 
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Code size:
113.5 KB (116,224 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cdn.solimba.com  (95.211.6.35:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to api.downloadmr.com  (95.211.39.161:80)

 
http://api.downloadmr.com/installer/1901036112/launch

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