setup.exe

Softpulse 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 Softpulse 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.lpmxp10.com.
Publisher:
Softpulse SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
682c185cc3c8ab8b0e5553fd4b35cb19

SHA-1:
270016263bb298647ac63aef0493c4697bf245d0

SHA-256:
56e25ceb25107a6468e51b7b2f31fb8979523efdaa430b3b80bf5196ab6b892f

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 also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
8/17/2018 4:13:57 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softpulse.Bundler (M)
16.7.11.9

File size:
810.8 KB (830,280 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
2/11/2014 8:48:56 AM

Valid to:
2/12/2015 8:48:56 AM

Subject:
CN=Softpulse SL, O=Softpulse SL, L=Guia de Isora, S=Tenerife, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
11210602DAEE0BE4AA7D855EE48D3D77A3CC

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/3/2014 8:09:31 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:XHAVdbgYZFkLri0InZF1o2Bd9aFtry9rK1u3sPDaYskpR3rO:XH1AFx0Ild9aFtrmrKgY7rO

Entry address:
0x4E119

Entry point:
E8, EA, 7A, 00, 00, E9, 79, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 56, 8B, 75, 14, 57, 33, FF, 3B, F7, 75, 04, 33, C0, EB, 65, 39, 7D, 08, 75, 1B, E8, D2, 37, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, 57, 57, 57, 57, 57, E8, CD, 0C, 00, 00, 83, C4, 14, 8B, C6, EB, 45, 39, 7D, 10, 74, 16, 39, 75, 0C, 72, 11, 56, FF, 75, 10, FF, 75, 08, E8, 23, 14, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, EB, C1, FF, 75, 0C, 57, FF, 75, 08, E8, A2, 0A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 39, 7D, 10, 74, B6, 39, 75, 0C, 73, 0E, E8, 83, 37, 00, 00, 6A, 22, 59, 89, 08, 8B, F1, EB, AD...
 
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Entropy:
6.3120

Code size:
464.5 KB (475,648 bytes)

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

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