smileboxinstaller.exe

Internet Software

Preclick Corporation

The application smileboxinstaller.exe, “Internet Software Setup ” by Preclick has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 9 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the installCore installer. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions.
Publisher:
Preclick Corporation  (signed and verified)

Product:
Internet Software

Description:
Internet Software Setup

MD5:
511810c489f2d293da8ba2db18b24e62

SHA-1:
420d4b45f228d1241979e8cfb5eaa32657baa41c

SHA-256:
88b9a0bf2f9d3fe3d07b80bf742e004f286eccb93c73f8c661e61e56d99666c3

Scanner detections:
9 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Uses the InstallCore download manager to install additional potentially unwanted software which may include extensions such as DealPly and various toolbars.

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:
1/21/2018 6:06:58 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Avira AntiVirus
PUA/InstallCore.Gen
8.3.1.6

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.InstallCore
4.0.3.151014

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallCore.KKQ
22690

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.UF potentially unwanted (variant)
9.11900

Fortinet FortiGate
Riskware/InstallCore
10/14/2015

McAfee
Artemis!511810C489F2
5600.6613

McAfee Web Gateway
Artemis
7.6613

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallCore.Bundler (M)
15.10.14.0

Vba32 AntiVirus
Malware-Cryptor.InstallCore.gen
3.12.26.4

File size:
838 KB (858,088 bytes)

Product version:
3.4

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
11/11/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/12/2015 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Preclick Corporation, O=Preclick Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

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:
3358412EDAFBA259C5E3803DF41A3039

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/19/1992 6:22:17 PM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

CTPH (ssdeep):
24576:Yov+JXT4XtiPl6NxawMznTl9Y95sKs4qiLT:Y0JkQN4XPjS5ls4BT

Entry address:
0x9C40

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 86, 94, FF, FF, E8, 8D, A6, FF, FF, E8, 1C, A9, FF, FF, E8, 53, C9, FF, FF, E8, 9A, C9, FF, FF, E8, C9, F2, FF, FF, E8, 30, F4, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, FC, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, C5, A2, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 96, FE, FF, FF, E8, C9, FA, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 83, CF, FF, FF, 8B, 55, F0, B8, 24, CE, 40, 00, E8, 32, 95, FF, FF, 6A, 02, 6A, 00, 6A, 01, 8B, 0D, 24, CE...
 
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Entropy:
7.8744

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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