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 setup.exe by Digital Plugin SL 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.lpmxp2001.com.
Publisher:
Digital Plugin SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
e80f8ff2c07ed561438bcb4da20d0c98

SHA-1:
241fc7437307e3b02216df872d0f526bb4ae719e

SHA-256:
b69468f9a4418fa979f18a852df96eb71fc44c0ec002044c4abb587841d97102

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:
5/21/2018 10:36:43 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softpulse.DigitalP.Bundler (M)
16.8.6.7

File size:
1.2 MB (1,258,320 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
5/25/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/26/2015 6:59:59 PM

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:
6/30/2014 6:44:00 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:AT/c3fykMMtvzzdHhm65MCz0cyCWtLuirr9PaJHHq+p:ADx0zzdGW8CWMWPAqE

Entry address:
0x7E0C

Entry point:
E8, 66, 61, 00, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, E9, ED, 49, 00, 00, FF, 35, 80, A0, 43, 00, FF, 15, 28, 61, 42, 00, C3, FF, 35, 80, A0, 43, 00, FF, 15, 28, 61, 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, A0, 43, 00, FF, 15, 28, 61, 42, 00, FF, 75, 08, 8B, F0, FF, 15, 24, 61, 42, 00, A3, 80, A0, 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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Entropy:
7.5903

Code size:
147.5 KB (151,040 bytes)

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

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