teracopy_downloader-7jpa4xk4.exe

Somoto Limited

This is the Somoto BetterInstaller, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The application teracopy_downloader-7jpa4xk4.exe by Somoto Limited has been detected as adware by 11 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Somoto BetterInstaller installer. This program installs potentially unwanted software on your PC at the same time as the software you are trying to install, without adequate consent.
Publisher:
Somoto Limited  (signed and verified)

MD5:
441b1da1e7b617c7ae7a47b48f5c41a6

SHA-1:
83479ba7072fe804633c5843327060ebeb0319b7

SHA-256:
04b6ec41cdf88307d7ec7c6f6ede1eaf927a8542d37d494069129e3c244f8685

Scanner detections:
11 / 68

Status:
Adware

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
9/22/2017 5:24:56 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
959

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
1.0.20.855

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Somoto
0.98/21411

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Somoto.CK
18598

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Application.Bundler.Somoto
8.14.06.20.01

ESET NOD32
Win32/Somoto
8.9969

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
11.2014-20-06_6

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
14.0.0.3682

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
15.0.0.513

Reason Heuristics
PUP.SomotoLimited.CC
14.7.3.1

VIPRE Antivirus
Trojan.Win32.Generic
30454

File size:
224 KB (229,344 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\teracopy_downloader-7jpa4xk4.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/11/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/16/2015 1:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Limited, O=Somoto Limited, L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
05805984E5838EE41CFD82C4057379F9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 10:14:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:uA0m3D0oQ5NirpzZDzPaAZ57gDlzkJz28x:uA0iD0oQarpz1z57guam

Entry address:
0x39AC

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, 7C, 01, 00, 00, E8, 97, 46, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 42, 43, 00, 00, 6A, 00, E8, AB, 46, 00, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 88, 4C, 42, 00, E8, B1, 28, 00, 00, 6A, 00, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 38, 4D, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 90, FE, FF, FF, 50, 6A, 00, 68, A4, A2, 40, 00, E8, F0, 45, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, A5, A2, 40, 00, 68, 68, 4D, 42, 00, E8, EF, 2A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 18, E8, FE, 42, 00, 00, 52, 52, 50, 68, 00, D0, 42, 00, E8, DA, 2A, 00, 00, 57, 6A, 00, E8, 39, 42, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

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