softonicdownloader_for_toon-boom-studio.exe

Application Setup

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_toon-boom-studio.exe by Softonic International has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softonic Downloader installer.
Publisher:
Softonic International  (signed and verified)

Product:
Application Setup

Version:
1.41.4.4

MD5:
ad5b15bdcfaa62d0f9072e7aaf22015f

SHA-1:
7475e6b4251356f2c3926b2468318098662ac2b0

SHA-256:
a0618a83bc12ebb818d2b959889a47cb28904fd128c1ebdcf6b00c3fbeae2247

Scanner detections:
14 / 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:
12/12/2018 6:10:23 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Downloader
7.1.1

AVG
Adware BundleApp_r.AS
2014.0.4025

Baidu Antivirus
Hacktool.Win32.Downloader
4.0.3.14102

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Trojan.Downloader-63563
0.98/19468

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.8422
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader.G potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

G Data
Win32.Adware.Softonic
14.10.24

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.183.13550

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
15.0.0.494

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Softonic
v2014.10.02.05

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent.denwos
0.28.2.62440

Reason Heuristics
Bundler.PPI.Softonic.h
14.10.2.16

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
33120

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.221062
2.0.0.1941

File size:
358.8 KB (367,448 bytes)

Product version:
1.41.4.4

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softonic Downloader

Language:
Spanish (Spain, International Sort)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\softonicdownloader_for_toon-boom-studio.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
7/2/2013 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
10/2/2015 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:
67C1FF44C765ABDA26027A6DCA52BA11

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/25/2014 8:58:48 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:EjY/MKHONpJMQ31szILHularOqdAyTfTwWsyCD74OmoR7IQz/5pFV5g6xwRWnoSv:EMkKAbB3OIHuSOIAyfwL7FmoRUQVpFqS

Entry address:
0xF7320

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 90, 4A, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 80, F5, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 27, 59, 0F, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, 1E, E3, 04, 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:
7.9618  (probably packed)

Code size:
316 KB (323,584 bytes)

The file softonicdownloader_for_toon-boom-studio.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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