pcspeedmaximizer_aqport_ppc_dm.exe

PC Speed Maximizer

Smart PC Solutions

The application pcspeedmaximizer_aqport_ppc_dm.exe 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 Inno Setup installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. The file has been seen being downloaded from web.avanquest.com.
Publisher:
Smart PC Solutions

Product:
PC Speed Maximizer

Version:
3.1

MD5:
70dfa31056b685bd79cd7ed75df63617

SHA-1:
938e5d28e73347085ba5b5a672b89d976424aa41

SHA-256:
cbeb7d019d7f8d8da057face2fc899a29013150ad49c1f2ff36822aede804c8c

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Analysis date:
12/11/2018 7:57:22 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.PCSpeedOptimizer.Optional.Installer.Meta (L)
16.7.13.16

File size:
357.4 KB (366,003 bytes)

Product version:
3.1

Copyright:
Smart PC Solutions

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

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

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 11:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:N/20tVqs52zTgVm8cXill6ftCSAVjNgwbknDoqkS0rmo01g2TByPM3n7:l20tVqIFm87l6FDMhtgDzkS0qP62TUkL

Entry address:
0x9B24

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, A2, 95, FF, FF, E8, A9, A7, FF, FF, E8, D4, C9, FF, FF, E8, 1B, CA, FF, FF, E8, 0E, F3, FF, FF, E8, 75, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, DB, A1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, A4, A1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 9B, FE, FF, FF, E8, 02, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 04, D0, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, E4, CD, 40, 00, E8, 53, 96, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, E4, CD, 40, 00, B2, 01, B8...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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