softangodownloader_winrar.exe

Softango

Softango Technology LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application softangodownloader_winrar.exe by Softango Technology 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 InstallBrain installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as WinRAR archiver but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.softango.com.
Publisher:
Softango Technology LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Softango

Version:
1.27.1.14

MD5:
043017f69a32fd83b4ce4f9f3834a01a

SHA-1:
369a28fcc91db39829dd84bfebe95e8ca372be8a

SHA-256:
b8435da0781d524e0e630a7a6a082df11de030ac7d6284f499d06060de529d7e

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 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
4/6/2020 11:52:46 PM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.9.12

File size:
2 MB (2,115,272 bytes)

Product version:
1.27.1.14

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
Softango.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/18/2013 6:14:11 PM

Valid to:
12/18/2016 6:14:11 PM

Subject:
CN=Softango Technology LLC, O=Softango Technology LLC, L=Beaverton, S=Oregon, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
277EA1EB753393

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/3/2014 11:40:40 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xED955

Entry point:
E8, 4E, B4, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 57, 56, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, A0, 01, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 72, 1C, 83, 3D, 60, C0, 58, 00, 00, 74, 13, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 05, E9, 2D, 5B, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, 14, C1, E9, 02, 83, E2, 03, 83, F9, 08, 72, 29, F3, A5, FF, 24, 95, D0, DA, 4E, 00, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9, 04, 72, 0C, 83, E0, 03, 03, C8, FF, 24, 85, E4...
 
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Code size:
1.2 MB (1,240,576 bytes)

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

http://www.softango.com/.../55973?source=fsu&cid=4144

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