setup.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 setup.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 dec.pcvideosfreedownload.com.
Publisher:
Digital Plugin S.l.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
642a2bd5a16ecbbabbbad530510e9249

SHA-1:
a1d3f7515855de5c82980b715f3b6125b2beae00

SHA-256:
a1b78b0377cd3075001660429fa7f3d62e22782991d18264a2733fbb62ff082f

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 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
11/15/2018 10:34:11 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softpulse.DigitalP.Bundler (M)
16.7.9.4

File size:
1.3 MB (1,339,624 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:
7/13/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/14/2015 8:59:59 PM

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:
9/9/2014 8:37:29 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:tKyKz4D4ufmwhzA2QoPKCys7JdpmnMlxy9KR8uQcuQ:tKVzMNuwIKyoBmnMSURNQw

Entry address:
0x998F

Entry point:
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Code size:
76.5 KB (78,336 bytes)

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

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