player_setup.exe

Digital Plugin SL

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_setup.exe by Digital Plugin SL has been detected as adware by 11 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softpulse SoftwareBundler installer. This program installs potentially unwanted software on your PC at the same time as the software you are trying to install, without adequate consent.
Publisher:
Digital Plugin SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
f874081bc6f38e93f9084fe7fb1372a1

SHA-1:
7ef9d3eafa312b42ddfdee719a2d061b12a03017

SHA-256:
1787455a7c1804a127bb8a76d12913c096a418e4e8003309ce170b4f5523ea9c

Scanner detections:
11 / 68

Status:
Adware

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:
2/18/2018 6:20:28 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.DomaIQ.14
947

Bitdefender
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.DomaIQ.14
1.0.20.915

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftPulse.D potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Secure
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler
11.2014-02-07_4

G Data
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.DomaIQ.14
14.7.24

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.DigiPlug
t3scan.1.6.1.0

Kingsoft AntiVirus
Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
331020.49267

MicroWorld eScan
Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler.DomaIQ.14
15.0.0.549

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.DigitalPluginSL.M
14.7.2.16

Vba32 AntiVirus
suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4783235
29708

File size:
1.2 MB (1,258,080 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/26/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
5/27/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Digital Plugin SL, O=Digital Plugin SL, L=Adeje, 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:
6B59702469CAA1B8F0FE3A86D94D6266

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/2/2014 12:49:49 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:nDHsykr7MhoKW/kGjjG7btB6lGogmMap/ed:nD9cDN/kqjG7paW

Entry address:
0x825C

Entry point:
E8, 66, 61, 00, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, E9, ED, 49, 00, 00, FF, 35, 80, B0, 43, 00, FF, 15, 28, 71, 42, 00, C3, FF, 35, 80, B0, 43, 00, FF, 15, 28, 71, 42, 00, 85, C0, 74, 02, FF, D0, 6A, 19, E8, C3, 58, 00, 00, 6A, 01, 6A, 00, E8, 4F, 68, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, E9, 66, 68, 00, 00, 55, 8B, EC, 56, FF, 35, 80, B0, 43, 00, FF, 15, 28, 71, 42, 00, FF, 75, 08, 8B, F0, FF, 15, 24, 71, 42, 00, A3, 80, B0, 43, 00, 8B, C6, 5E, 5D, C3, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 10, EB, 0D, FF, 75, 08, E8, A3, 6A, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 74, 0F...
 
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Code size:
148.5 KB (152,064 bytes)

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