sony_ericsson_pc_suite_6.011.00_web_deu_cb-dl-manager.exe

COMPUTER BILD Digital GmbH

The application sony_ericsson_pc_suite_6.011.00_web_deu_cb-dl-manager.exe by COMPUTER BILD Digital GmbH has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Covus installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from d3.computerbild.de.
Publisher:
COMPUTER BILD Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

MD5:
f74b950f726c4bd613569c1e0340fc31

SHA-1:
89cf7d0acf8c4eeb44e53870d24ec8dee7820b6f

SHA-256:
334a7bbffd24fd6c0ca2c910ce214b876b0db54d42ed4f93231aa7e24c818640

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

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:
8/9/2020 1:00:55 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Covus (M)
17.3.1.2

File size:
563.4 KB (576,928 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\sony_ericsson_pc_suite_6.011.00_web_deu_cb-dl-manager.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
9/10/2014 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
9/10/2016 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=COMPUTER BILD Digital GmbH, O=COMPUTER BILD Digital GmbH, L=Hamburg, S=Hamburg, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
422F8132724CEFCA5F32674D2C10C12B

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/26/2015 9:49:53 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x268EA

Entry point:
E8, A8, 74, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 53, 56, 8B, F1, 33, DB, 3B, F3, 75, 16, E8, BF, 14, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, E8, 63, 14, 00, 00, 8B, C6, E9, 8F, 00, 00, 00, 57, 39, 5D, 08, 77, 13, E8, A3, 14, 00, 00, 6A, 16, 5E, 89, 30, E8, 47, 14, 00, 00, 8B, C6, EB, 75, 33, C9, 39, 5D, 10, 88, 1E, 0F, 95, C1, 41, 39, 4D, 08, 77, 09, E8, 80, 14, 00, 00, 6A, 22, EB, DB, 8B, 4D, 0C, 83, C1, FE, 83, F9, 22, 77, C9, 8B, CE, 39, 5D, 10, 74, 0B, 33, DB, 43, C6, 06, 2D, 8D, 4E, 01, F7, D8, 8B, F9...
 
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Code size:
367.5 KB (376,320 bytes)

The file sony_ericsson_pc_suite_6.011.00_web_deu_cb-dl-manager.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://d3.computerbild.de/downloadguides/.../Sony_Ericsson_PC_Suite_6.011.00_Web_DEU_CB-DL-Manager.exe