pc utility kit installer.exe

Red Dog Media, Inc.

The application pc utility kit installer.exe, “PC Utility Kit Installer” by Red Dog Media 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from downloads.pcutilitykit.com.
Publisher:
Red Dog Media  (signed by Red Dog Media, Inc.)

Description:
PC Utility Kit Installer

Version:
3.1.4.0

MD5:
5778d0861a8932302a30ecf6aa3c5ccf

SHA-1:
f3b5dda2c291e66de3a18b3ff1ef95e320a24bcb

SHA-256:
bd924305e627ffa47009e3fdbe83c8e2a43913584391cb778ad9a5a17c259965

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
12/16/2018 2:34:52 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Optional.Installer.Y
14.4.4.15

File size:
4.6 MB (4,809,920 bytes)

Copyright:
Copyright 2012 Red Dog Media

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\pc utility kit installer.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/21/2012 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/21/2013 11:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="Red Dog Media, Inc.", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="Red Dog Media, Inc.", L=Henderson, S=Nevada, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
3E252606673E72704B095960C72696BF

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 7:19:59 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:Gryh4j5K9wLfVnJQLXeEZUkA9F4zUNso7dx2R4K+Vam1VnjL8Za:Gryh4jGwL9nJQjVDU43/+F1VnX

Entry address:
0x39E3

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, D8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 37, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 93, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 93, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 19, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 07, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9904

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
28 KB (28,672 bytes)

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