setup.exe

Sambamedia 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 Sambamedia 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.lpmxp201.com.
Publisher:
Sambamedia SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
d12cd0b8f6a7d6825aeb0d8663365cf8

SHA-1:
ca13c37bdde48500b8d6e68651bf8b16b594a24f

SHA-256:
ab4cdca76829ba1152bdb24b1e33c09e962d37ed9430657d7cd17c8c426cf0c9

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:
11/25/2017 2:44:10 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softpulse.Sambamed.Bundler (M)
16.7.13.18

File size:
936.2 KB (958,680 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler (using Nullsoft Install System)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
4/25/2014 8:00:00 AM

Valid to:
4/26/2015 7:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Sambamedia SL, O=Sambamedia SL, STREET="La Botavara, 1 2", L=Adeje, S=Santa Cruz de Tenerife, PostalCode=38670, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00B3AB0358C7184E7B47E1675806B74132

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/25/2012 3:19:54 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:+trRu+GsBwADg9HqVD99cEvQ96Q5iGgcbSe+Yyi:9+Gs1DgBqr9cE4Emgce/i

Entry address:
0x3883

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 68, 92, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 36, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 64, 92, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 4C, 92, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 18, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 06, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.7878

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
27.5 KB (28,160 bytes)

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

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