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:
efb18355b0d53c1e6a2e916d42647918

SHA-1:
cec6e036ffdb405a732451d83e15bd8f35dce2a1

SHA-256:
c2632e5ec42a0ba818401591ef128b10e87d41f396e1a278beabb5798700934f

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:
10/17/2018 9:43:57 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softpulse.Bundler (M)
16.7.5.11

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:XHAVdbgYZFkLri0InZF1o2Bd9aFtry9rK1u3sPDaYskpR3rg:XH1AFx0Ild9aFtrmrKgY7rg

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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