softonicdownloader_voor_winzip.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_voor_winzip.exe by Softonic International has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 19 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:
1.41.6.4

MD5:
81f66fafc5f98daa2831a6c157b54260

SHA-1:
75ccca07bd36f860b86dc18860432f701bf1181b

SHA-256:
2c4a7d9ff0dea34ad87acf2b0b300b9472e63edb12f5b3ab0e162ab24544693e

Scanner detections:
19 / 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:
11/19/2017 9:04:42 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Agnitum Outpost
PUA.Softonic
7.1.1

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

AVG
BundleApp_r
2016.0.3201

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.SoftonicDownloader.A
21026

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.8646
9.0.1.042

ESET NOD32
Win32/SoftonicDownloader.G potentially unwanted (variant)
9.11151

F-Prot
W32/S-20d4b341
v6.4.7.1.166

G Data
Win32.Adware.Softonic
15.2.25

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.194.14915

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.194.14918

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.2501

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Softonic
v2015.02.11.08

McAfee
Artemis!81F66FAFC5F9
5600.6857

McAfee Web Gateway
BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
7.6857

NANO AntiVirus
Trojan.Win32.Agent.dfxnbt
0.30.0.65070

Reason Heuristics
Bundler.PPI.Softonic
15.2.11.20

Vba32 AntiVirus
Downloader.Agent
3.12.26.3

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
37414

Zillya! Antivirus
Downloader.Agent.Win32.222802
2.0.0.2060

File size:
358.8 KB (367,448 bytes)

Product version:
1.41.6.4

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Softonic Downloader

Language:
Spanish

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\softonicdownloader_voor_winzip.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:
9/15/2014 7:46:07 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:WoYVw5tavFShyiApK/49NvVdTZW033sXfBu/DjlsncUojOk/0tnOvWvUKLvIVFoj:N5YtShwpK/6N9dTZWe3gf2vU7k/9eMGp

Entry address:
0xF7250

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, 46, E2, 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:
316 KB (323,584 bytes)

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