player.exe

Digital Plugin S.l.

This is the Softpulse installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application player.exe by Digital Plugin 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 Softpulse SoftwareBundler installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.lpmxp2012.com.
Publisher:
Digital Plugin S.l.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
b46f70c0c0b80a4304c560b56a8728ee

SHA-1:
7bd12ce4d62a05bb32ee9102bd18768fb837ab31

SHA-256:
4f3d893ce759a7861012c51bdb7f5c94da2fb0caaec3065981dfe583d48c1186

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
9/20/2018 8:28:57 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.DigitalPluginSl.G
14.10.15.5

File size:
1.3 MB (1,344,744 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/14/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
7/15/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Digital Plugin S.l., O=Digital Plugin S.l., L=Guia de Isora, S=Santa Cruz de Tenerife, C=ES

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:
229111B20CCF13394E8E6CA9EAB4121F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
9/11/2014 5:00:03 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:tpyhP5RFFrSEyFPu8JR9ksaQFCLwbLflBPL:KyFPu8D9k5QELuLD

Entry address:
0x997F

Entry point:
E8, A9, 29, 00, 00, E9, 7F, FE, FF, FF, 50, 64, FF, 35, 00, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 0C, 2B, 64, 24, 0C, 53, 56, 57, 89, 28, 8B, E8, A1, 88, 11, 46, 00, 33, C5, 50, 89, 65, F0, FF, 75, FC, C7, 45, FC, FF, FF, FF, FF, 8D, 45, F4, 64, A3, 00, 00, 00, 00, C3, 6A, 03, E8, 27, 29, 00, 00, 59, 83, F8, 01, 74, 15, 6A, 03, E8, 1A, 29, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, 1F, 83, 3D, E8, 22, 46, 00, 01, 75, 16, 68, FC, 00, 00, 00, E8, 31, 00, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, 27, 00, 00, 00, 59, 59, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 4D, 08, 33...
 
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Code size:
76.5 KB (78,336 bytes)

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

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