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 www.lpmxp21.com.
Publisher:
DIGITAL PLUGIN S.L  (signed and verified)

MD5:
a291c79b005b24f9e05f3f36b3927ec1

SHA-1:
cec2a5624594a8c84121081c64fb7d15d1f95328

SHA-256:
5d5fa2814fd41efc000bbaaee2be81e7070a444b0d000fd49384f7f713717d47

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:
8/21/2018 1:21:44 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softpulse.DIGITALP.Bundler (M)
16.5.25.12

File size:
788.4 KB (807,288 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
5/22/2014 12:31:41 PM

Valid to:
5/23/2015 12:31:41 PM

Subject:
E=contact@digitalpluginsl.com, CN=DIGITAL PLUGIN S.L, O=DIGITAL PLUGIN S.L, S=Santa Cruz de Tenerife, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - SHA256 - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
1121BA024D41D6211226D7AD92FC4586AEB8

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/29/2014 11:55:06 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:ma3LEO+TPVMg+Ukjize2tWoQZEeYrmGxB7YpaLd6+R1sPDaYyo68v:ma3L8eg+UkjCoRZuB7YcvsK8v

Entry address:
0x4D4B9

Entry point:
E8, ED, 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, 40, 36, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, 57, 57, 57, 57, 57, E8, D2, 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, 93, 12, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, EB, C1, FF, 75, 0C, 57, FF, 75, 08, E8, B2, 06, 00, 00, 83, C4, 0C, 39, 7D, 10, 74, B6, 39, 75, 0C, 73, 0E, E8, F1, 35, 00, 00, 6A, 22, 59, 89, 08, 8B, F1, EB, AD...
 
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Code size:
454.5 KB (465,408 bytes)

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

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