setup.exe

Digital Plugin 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 Digital Plugin SL has been detected as adware by 27 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softpulse SoftwareBundler installer. During install, it bundles potentially unwanted software on a user's computer at the same time without adequate consent. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.lpmxp2014.com.
Publisher:
Digital Plugin SL  (signed and verified)

MD5:
9c7feaeeac2669340ae8cf322f062a2c

SHA-1:
d21a6e3039bf6500d61b113f53857fda0600c011

SHA-256:
e1b2cc24035f698013b9ba928b75ae430dfc8eaa6d54a8e9139d8fc8f717b282

Scanner detections:
27 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
May bundle additional potentially unwanted software such as adware during setup.

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:
11/13/2018 4:18:50 AM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.Agent.C
906

Agnitum Outpost
Riskware.Agent
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.BundleInstaller
2014.08.13

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Downloader.Gen8
7.11.166.222

avast!
Win32:SoftPulse-C [PUP]
2014.9-140812

AVG
Generic
2015.0.3384

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.Agent.C
1.0.20.1120

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Trojan.Agent-748009
0.98/19265

Dr.Web
Trojan.Packed.27985
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftPulse.E potentially unwanted application
8.7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/A-b3d654c0
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.Agent
11.2014-12-08_3

G Data
Application.Bundler.Agent
14.8.24

herdProtect (fuzzy)
2014.10.23.14

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.DigiPlug
t3scan.1.6.1.0

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.180.12498

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.3415

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Downloader
v2014.08.12.10

McAfee
CryptDomaIQ
5600.7040

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.Agent.C
15.0.0.672

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Inject.dbmyct
0.28.2.61519

Panda Antivirus
Trj/Genetic.gen
14.08.12.10

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Installer.DigitalPluginSL.F
14.8.12.19

Sophos
SoftPulse
4.98

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
29708

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.195369
2.0.0.1880

File size:
1.3 MB (1,392,656 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softpulse SoftwareBundler

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
5/22/2014 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
5/23/2015 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Digital Plugin SL, O=Digital Plugin SL, STREET=Calle el Pozo 17B, 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:
00C30222BF83B5AE2CB666E51380D11646

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/2014 12:52:32 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:pt2/JJJJJJJJJJJJJ7JJJJJOnOnOnOn3xwwncncnJEGBAFPJ8SJmU/2FYYak+F0G:bYFFYYQ0gPY43/fT

Entry address:
0x22DC

Entry point:
E8, AE, 40, 00, 00, E9, 79, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 56, 57, 33, F6, BF, 08, 8F, 42, 00, 83, 3C, F5, 3C, 80, 42, 00, 01, 75, 1E, 8D, 04, F5, 38, 80, 42, 00, 89, 38, 68, A0, 0F, 00, 00, FF, 30, 83, C7, 18, E8, 21, 41, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, C0, 74, 0C, 46, 83, FE, 24, 7C, D2, 33, C0, 40, 5F, 5E, C3, 83, 24, F5, 38, 80, 42, 00, 00, 33, C0, EB, F1, 8B, FF, 53, 8B, 1D, 9C, A0, 41, 00, 56, BE, 38, 80, 42, 00, 57, 8B, 3E, 85, FF, 74, 13, 83, 7E, 04, 01, 74, 0D, 57, FF, D3, 57, E8, 3E, 41, 00, 00, 83, 26, 00, 59, 83, C6...
 
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Entropy:
7.4727

Code size:
97 KB (99,328 bytes)

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

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