shortcut_gvideoconverter_mp_pgr.exe

Video Converter by SweetPacks

SweetIM Technologies Ltd

This installer bundles a number of adware programs including the SweetIM Toolbar, PriceGong and other adware utilities with setup of the downloaded software. The application shortcut_gvideoconverter_mp_pgr.exe, “Video Converter Installer by SweetPacks” by SweetIM Technologies 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 SweetPacks Installer installer. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory.
Publisher:
Perion Network Ltd  (signed by SweetIM Technologies Ltd)

Product:
Video Converter by SweetPacks

Description:
Video Converter Installer by SweetPacks

Version:
4, 1, 0, 8

MD5:
1417d30c4e79ac658e270a24f1e06487

SHA-1:
49950cbd075a22efe4d88b2f02f26195a6d95d54

SHA-256:
913158d7dca52d9fd033aaa1f2a5aa2f52c1d9a6f6304e4f8053719290ed233e

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:
8/3/2020 11:25:55 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion (M)
17.3.15.15

File size:
806.7 KB (826,088 bytes)

Product version:
4, 1, 0, 8

Copyright:
Copyright © 2013 Perion Network Ltd.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
SweetPacks Installer

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\shortcut_gvideoconverter_mp_pgr.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/9/2011 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/4/2014 3:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=SweetIM Technologies Ltd, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SweetIM Technologies Ltd, L=Ra'anana, S=Israel, C=IL

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:
5E3BF2B52DA9EA7F1B539A7F018F4EC6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
11/3/2013 6:02:40 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x246EA0

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, D0, 58, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 40, E7, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 4F, 47, 24, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, 94, 9E, 0B, 00, 56, 83, C3, 04, 53, 50, C7, 03, 03, 00, 02, 00, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 55, 57, 56, 53, 83, EC, 7C, 8B, 94, 24, 90, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 74, 00, 00, 00, 00, C6, 44, 24, 73, 00, 8B, AC, 24, 9C, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 42, 04, 89, 44, 24, 78, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 0F, B6, 4A, 02, 89, C3, D3, E3, 89, D9, 49, 89, 4C, 24, 6C, 0F, B6, 4A...
 
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Entropy:
7.9334  (probably packed)

Code size:
748 KB (765,952 bytes)

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