softonicdownloader_pour_speedy-video-capture.exe.infected

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. While the original product is most likely clean, the Softonic Downloader is considered a PUP. The file softonicdownloader_pour_speedy-video-capture.exe.infected by Softonic International 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 Softonic Downloader installer.
Publisher:
Softonic  (signed by Softonic International)

Product:
Softonic Downloader

Version:
1, 32, 4, 0

MD5:
fe97a432a42c7460872a87dc4f8fdd76

SHA-1:
13600e45b9262ce80b8c26dd5beefa4acd220331

SHA-256:
6963157a4c0ce5b200ded90b2c0b174d3c0aaa5b59316c306b7b1fdcdd7471dd

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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. This type of software is typically known as an adware co-bundler. The downloader does not modify the original software.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
8/16/2018 3:14:14 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
Bundler.SoftonicDownloader (M)
16.6.21.4

File size:
294.6 KB (301,672 bytes)

Product version:
1, 32, 4, 0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2011

Original file name:
SoftonicDownloader.exe

Bundler/Installer:
Softonic Downloader

Language:
Spanish

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
9/2/2011 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
9/7/2013 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:
2A56CB1B389346B3ED08FF404A771E62

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
3/12/2012 10:50:45 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:1B0D4ZiDCC98YgIG9zdFHf2H7nYMDl7K2YyHi0+oSottc:1aD4ZieSgp/FeH75J7CceoSoXc

Entry address:
0xD0640

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, F0, 48, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 20, F7, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 2D, E4, 0C, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, 31, 16, 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:
268 KB (274,432 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to commoncobs.softonic.com  (46.28.209.20:80)