softonicdownloader_dla_minecraft-by-zyczu.exe

Application Setup

Softonic International

This is the Download Manager localized to Hiszpanski that bundles the original software from the Softonic.com web site along with additional offers, mostly ad-supported browser extensions and utilities. The bundled software (which is actually not included in this file but downloaded) is most likely clean, the downloader is ad-supported. The application softonicdownloader_dla_minecraft-by-zyczu.exe by Softonic International 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 Softonic Downloader installer. The installer is marketed through download protals and search ads as Minecraft but will also install additional software offers which include adware, PUPs and browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Softonic International  (signed and verified)

Product:
Application Setup

Version:
1.41.4.2

MD5:
9d841792f3ba6e16e27bddd0ad63b920

SHA-1:
03fcdcf0025b0819ff51f1848b2680b557e98c82

SHA-256:
3da1ed378b361a1989375dd511c3edf477a4916262685757ffe67e90e693a34e

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Softonic Downloader is a download and install manager that provides users to the Softonic web site the ability to download 3rd-party software. During the installation the installer will show sponsored offers such as adware type toolbars and web browser extensions as well as other potentially unwanted applications. The downloader does not modify the original software.

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:
10/20/2018 10:56:37 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softonic.Bundler (M)
16.2.17.15

File size:
358.8 KB (367,448 bytes)

Product version:
1.41.4.2

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softonic Downloader

Language:
Hiszpanski (Hiszpania, sortowanie miedzynarodowe)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\softonicdownloader_dla_minecraft-by-zyczu.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/3/2013 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
10/3/2015 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Softonic International, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Softonic International, L=Barcelona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

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:
67C1FF44C765ABDA26027A6DCA52BA11

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/25/2014 5:52:09 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:tyUaIP7XD+xXlAvrQLVFIYozeikMNG9lhRQRioCbDKFZsJjrx53oSttVFK0ZJGS:tyBeCMQR+zqgG9lzoCPKns5ToSttO8L

Entry address:
0xF7370

Entry point:
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Code size:
316 KB (323,584 bytes)

The file softonicdownloader_dla_minecraft-by-zyczu.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

http://sd-cf.softonic.pl/69670000/69670084/.../SoftonicDownloader_dla_minecraft-by-zyczu.exe