softonicdownloader_for_dvd-decrypter.exe

Softonic Downloader

Softonic International

This is the Download Manager localized to Spanish 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_for_dvd-decrypter.exe by Softonic International has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 5 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softonic Downloader installer.
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Publisher:
Softonic   (signed by Softonic International)

Product:
Softonic Downloader

Version:
1, 38, 0, 0

MD5:
b5eb3c1721a08d4be9126377bce35348

SHA-1:
9c12025c0025a3ec3c1bcd0c05e8ef743d9e4cd5

SHA-256:
a8941eda4d478b13c76e24f306c25e021558f727b948fdb7733860428d7c6367

Scanner detections:
5 / 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:
12/5/2016 5:43:38 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.1132
9.0.1.0161

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader (variant)
8.8607

Reason Heuristics
Bundler.PPI.Softonic.e
14.6.10.14

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0512
7.2.161

VIPRE Antivirus
Softonic Downloader
19852

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File size:
383.8 KB (393,032 bytes)

Product version:
1, 38, 0, 0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2012

Original file name:
SoftonicDownloader.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softonic Downloader

Language:
Spanish (Spain, International Sort)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\softonicdownloader_for_dvd-decrypter.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
9/1/2011 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/6/2013 4:59:59 PM

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:
2A56CB1B389346B3ED08FF404A771E62

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
4/10/2013 2:30:00 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:s+kyx4qt2sNXun8u5LDouAVRpi0TfhvAdrELKlKRyq7KA2voSilPK0ZJGs:s9pS2sNXlu5Ei0LFAxELTRK9oSi08V

Entry address:
0x1554B0

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 10, 50, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 00, F0, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 24, 39, 15, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, AB, 44, 05, 00, 56, 83, C3, 04, 53, 50, C7, 03, 03, 00, 02, 00, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 55, 57, 56, 53, 83, EC, 7C, 8B, 94, 24, 90, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 74, 00, 00, 00, 00, C6, 44, 24, 73, 00, 8B, AC, 24, 9C, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 42, 04, 89, 44, 24, 78, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 0F, B6, 4A, 02, 89, C3, D3, E3, 89, D9, 49, 89, 4C, 24, 6C, 0F, B6, 4A...
 
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Entropy:
7.9632  (probably packed)

Code size:
344 KB (352,256 bytes)

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to static.sd.softonic.com  (46.28.209.70:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to screenshots.com.sftcdn.net  (46.28.209.55:80)

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