softonicdownloader_pour_7-zip.exe

Application Installer

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_pour_7-zip.exe by Softonic International has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 21 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softonic Downloader installer.
Publisher:
Softonic International  (signed and verified)

Product:
Application Installer

Version:
1.41.10.4

MD5:
f4fa4308a6f9c9599df632777fc6dc39

SHA-1:
b97e916a1acbfeff71d42cc0de3807935626b90c

SHA-256:
809f3a9b8e249e5d1380a648fe63c1adb19949cba3f0cd57b4e0591a69a8d5d0

Scanner detections:
21 / 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:
6/19/2018 2:02:07 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Downloader
7.1.1

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.SoftPulse
2015.04.25

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Dldr.Softonic.373096
7.11.198.114

Antiy Labs AVL
GrayWare[Downloader:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.bxib
1.0.0.1

Bkav FE
W32.HfsAdware
1.3.0.6379

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.SoftonicDownloader.A
20646

Dr.Web
Trojan.Siggen6.26583
9.0.1.045

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader.G potentially unwanted application
10.7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/S-1281df00
v6.4.7.1.166

G Data
Win32.Adware.Softonic
16.2.25

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.190.14585

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.190.14581

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.665

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Softonic
v2016.02.14.01

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent.dlbbee
0.30.0.64448

Qihoo 360 Security
Win32/Virus.Downloader.cf7
1.0.0.1015

Quick Heal
PUA.Softonic.DC4
2.16.14.00

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Softonic.Bundler (M)
16.2.14.1

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
39354

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.231722
2.0.0.2029

File size:
363.9 KB (372,584 bytes)

Product version:
1.41.10.4

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softonic Downloader

Language:
Spanish

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\softonicdownloader_pour_7-zip.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:
12/16/2014 4:00:30 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:MlxwD7Jxztn+EKSb0DodDx+TJgKjXVSfKGpKEdLUlQfJq6DuvJ5nemkvUboS4iTP:WxuJiBDcDmPrVCKGUXlQh3D6Jo2oS4lC

Entry address:
0xFD830

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, E0, 4A, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 30, F5, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 3E, B9, 0F, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, 22, F8, 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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Code size:
324 KB (331,776 bytes)

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