smileboxinstaller.exe

Installer Program

Preclick Corporation

The application smileboxinstaller.exe, “Installer Program Setup ” by Preclick has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 4 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. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.smilebox.com.
Publisher:
Preclick Corporation  (signed and verified)

Product:
Installer Program

Description:
Installer Program Setup

MD5:
6b716d38c50b3e245d900fa8b35dd616

SHA-1:
c891d86fc4b97ef568bd571bb07f967f52482e06

SHA-256:
d27a49ee4a14a8261e50b00334e11f9621fdf09fbfc09d8d383292f168cfde72

Scanner detections:
4 / 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 an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
1/18/2018 6:44:23 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
Adware.Win32.InstallCore
4.0.3.1532

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.InstallCore.DWT
21106

ESET NOD32
Win32/InstallCore.UL potentially unwanted (variant)
9.11186

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallCore.Bundler (M)
16.1.13.13

File size:
834.5 KB (854,568 bytes)

Product version:
5.3

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:vtF5UU+WWBUU34z7X/nJZhrWJFh6yyAPY:vfWHUU34/XvJZVWp6sA

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, BF, A9, FF, FF, E8, 5E, 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:
7.8776

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

Code size:
37 KB (37,888 bytes)

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

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