smileboxinstaller.exe

Installer Program

Preclick Corporation

The application smileboxinstaller.exe, “Installer Program Setup ” by Preclick 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 Inno Setup 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:
3f2edf219d96d39844b8d71c4dc3e7a3

SHA-1:
ec71c082c18f81d4f4e27619e8d6929abad069a0

SHA-256:
abfaa05572b524b0d2e90b022fb5b7c5f06379ce13b0b85acdfbf1ec41509f11

Scanner detections:
1 / 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.

Analysis date:
1/16/2018 8:56:57 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallCore.RES (M)
16.3.29.13

File size:
796 KB (815,120 bytes)

Product version:
2.2

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Inno Setup

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
11/11/2014 8:00:00 PM

Valid to:
11/12/2015 7:59:59 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):
24576:25v4/QwhZw0KRy7DVxgf6d/U+yjMrsaub1:2N44z0KM6+/ZyYrsVR

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:
7.8368

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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