softonicdownloader_voor_avg-antivirus-free-2014.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_voor_avg-antivirus-free-2014.exe by Softonic International has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 8 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Softonic Downloader installer.
Publisher:
Softonic   (signed by Softonic International)

Product:
Softonic Downloader

Version:
1.40.4.0

MD5:
b590dcda497ee4c13e47b98fc2fd2436

SHA-1:
983da9bf8c4daa357d806b411711fd8f472a9168

SHA-256:
9dc43e9fd64f6d553a4f5fde8cc69de5591c420dc0af57ce574786cfa7b5d649

Scanner detections:
8 / 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:
10/21/2017 1:10:48 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Agent.SOFE
18061

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.2194
9.0.1.097

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader (variant)
8.9644

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Softonic.A
v2014.04.07.10

Reason Heuristics
Bundler.PPI.Softonic.p
14.4.7.5

Rising Antivirus
PE:Malware.Obscure/Heur!1.9E03
23.00.65.14405

SUPERAntiSpyware
Adware.Softonic/Variant
10680

VIPRE Antivirus
Softonic Downloader
28106

File size:
380.4 KB (389,480 bytes)

Product version:
1.40.4.0

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

Original file name:
SoftonicDownloader.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softonic Downloader

Language:
Spanish

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\softonicdownloader_voor_avg-antivirus-free-2014.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:
2/10/2014 4:42:04 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:EWIYLGHVAf/BkrxLvH9F9WSDe+eLm1U8EAU8cLihEEwOxn3XEHJbinIcl1B158zB:1vLCAXqxBWge+QWU8O8VK+nEHJ4Ii1BO

Entry address:
0x1527A0

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, F0, 4F, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 20, F0, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 00, 0A, 15, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, 91, 37, 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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Code size:
340 KB (348,160 bytes)

The file softonicdownloader_voor_avg-antivirus-free-2014.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 3 URLs.

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)