simplefilesupdater.exe

SimpleFiles Application

Blisbury LLP

The application simplefilesupdater.exe, “SimpleFiles Updater Application” by Blisbury LLP has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 SimpleFiles installer. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered to execute each time a user logs in. Additionally, the file is typically installed by a number of programs including SimpleFiles Update Service by Blisbury LLP and Update Service SimpleFiles by Blisbury LLP, both potentially unwanted software.
Publisher:
http://simple-files.com/  (signed by Blisbury LLP)

Product:
SimpleFiles Application

Description:
SimpleFiles Updater Application

Version:
3, 0, 0, 1

MD5:
9657ba00089954583ae690df76f145d7

SHA-1:
a16b0fc5407bf4bcac7045f737068141b92f618c

SHA-256:
6f2bfd015490059d8d5b66c54e8fd3f6ad9b5694b5d17be9149063bc7538238c

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
11/21/2017 3:43:24 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Task.BlisburyLLP.S
14.8.20.12

File size:
415.1 KB (425,016 bytes)

Product version:
3,0,0,0

Copyright:
Copyright http://simple-files.com/ (C) 2013

Original file name:
SimpleFiles.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
SimpleFiles

Language:
Russian (Russia)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\simplefilesupdater\simplefilesupdater.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
6/13/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
6/13/2016 12:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Blisbury LLP, O=Blisbury LLP, STREET=Suite 3.15, STREET=One Fetter Lane, L=London, S=London, PostalCode=EC4A 1BR, C=GB

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

Serial number:
3A064626CE173599127D78C730697B78

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
5/13/2014 1:36:29 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
3072:eGEsNyQDk/XVS7pa2aoR8zkimyhJmkovOkbBtd9+fqoNka4bY7oGth1GMaqvIXPC:1Eb/lS7bR8zpONm4dtokbYDGq+qPy8

Entry address:
0x870C

Entry point:
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Code size:
99 KB (101,376 bytes)

Scheduled Task
Task name:
SimpleFiles Update Service

Trigger:
Logon (Runs on logon)


The file simplefilesupdater.exe has been discovered within the following programs.

SimpleFiles Update Service  by Blisbury LLP
Publisher's description - “It's all-in-one app. Easy-to-use instant built-in search tool sorts your results according to relevance. With SimpleFiles you can find any content of any subject that interests you.”
simple-files.com
About 74% of users remove it
Update Service SimpleFiles  by Blisbury LLP
53% remove it
 
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The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ns1.ibspark.com  (54.72.130.67:80)

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