pdfcreator-2_1_2-setup.exe

PDFCreator

pdfforge GmbH

The application pdfcreator-2_1_2-setup.exe, “PDFCreator is the easy way of creating PDFs.” by pdfforge GmbH has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 8 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Inno Setup installer. The installer uses the OpenCandy monitzation platform which will donwload and install offers in the setup for potentially unwanted software including ad/search-supported toolbars. The file has been seen being downloaded from dw.html.it and multiple other hosts.
Publisher:
pdfforge GmbH  (signed and verified)

Product:
PDFCreator

Description:
PDFCreator is the easy way of creating PDFs.

Version:
2.1.2

MD5:
e411a93d6580891feab47e1162b116ea

SHA-1:
2fc4e5fbfdad3f2e68253645ec3b0f2fa31ffd80

SHA-256:
3e55c7deb5bfc201f0f4a6ea8b604af4b7fe616dfb80cef7fc27ded5c133d722

Scanner detections:
8 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Packages the OpenCandy software bundler that offers to install additional software and may include web browser add-ons and toolbars which display advertising (based on publisher settings and geo context).

Analysis date:
12/12/2017 5:27:13 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.OpenCandy.145
9.0.1.0156

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallMonetizer.AQ potentially unwanted
9.11736

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/OpenCandy
6/5/2015

F-Prot
W32/OpenCandy.A2.gen
v6.4.7.1.166

G Data
Win32.Adware.OpenCandy
15.6.25

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Win32.OpenCandy.dqxwfl
0.30.24.1636

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallMonetizer.Bundle (M)
16.3.10.15

VIPRE Antivirus
Opencandy
40834

File size:
27.4 MB (28,754,952 bytes)

Product version:
2.1.2

Copyright:
© pdfforge GmbH

Original file name:
PDFCreator-2_1_2_884-setup-pdfforge.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\pdfcreator-2_1_2-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/9/2015 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
4/8/2017 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=pdfforge GmbH, O=pdfforge GmbH, L=Hamburg, S=Hamburg, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=thawte SHA256 Code Signing CA, O="thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
4A0B7118F7483AE9BED26C9A1C65AD91

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

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
393216:cget8OGmWo4dgnM93nKrqNXj82ITuBojUCihucpFQyRkkVzrZCI0IbWzBNA9JTmr:ot1GmWo4dNETunCiYcpqgkkxUIbWzBI

Entry address:
0xA5F8

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, CE, 8A, FF, FF, E8, D5, 9C, FF, FF, E8, 64, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 07, A0, FF, FF, E8, A6, BF, FF, FF, E8, 11, E9, FF, FF, E8, 78, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, C9, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 92, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, 11, F1, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, B2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, C4, 97, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, B6, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
39.5 KB (40,448 bytes)

The file pdfcreator-2_1_2-setup.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 50 URLs.

http://dw.html.it/index.php?softname=pdfcreator_2.1.2.884.exe&code=1435744332&q=ODY3NTR8cGRmY3JlYXRvci0xMQ==

http://dw.uptodown.com/dl/1441843192/.../pdfcreator-2-1-2-multi-win.exe

http://dw.uptodown.com/dl/1444147157/.../pdfcreator-2-1-2-multi-win.exe

http://touch.kaspersky.com/.../1435018330

http://www.pc-magazin.de/filedownload/documents/.../PDFCreator-2_1_2-setup.exe

http://dw.uptodown.com/dl/1440625760/.../pdfcreator-2-1-2-multi-win.exe

http://0104.nccdn.net/1_5/1de/1c7/.../PDFCreator-2_1_2-setup.exe

http://www.jbcred.com.br/.../pdfcreator.exe

http://www.softportal.com/getsoft-4408-pdfcreator-2.html

http://dw2.uptodown.com/dw/1445647904/.../pdfcreator-2-1-2-multi-win.exe

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