that_downloader-ierwts4lx.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 that_downloader-ierwts4lx.exe by Somoto Limited has been detected as adware by 26 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Somoto BetterInstaller installer. Includes the Somoto BetterInstaller, an adware installer that will bundle offers for additional third party applications, mostly adware toolbars, with legitimate softare and may be installed without adequate user consent.
Publisher:
Somoto Limited  (signed and verified)

MD5:
947ff95a0dfb345d3cbf349564f70281

SHA-1:
334fb419218879747e6a1ee5866255071a2e1f36

SHA-256:
8086a40e0d5acf0c12327969b6848d1e0bdf8ad9cc5b8148390dda3b516d15e6

Scanner detections:
26 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Somoto 'BetterInstaller' to bundle additional (unwanted) software during install without adequate consent.

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:
11/22/2017 9:23:28 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
840

AegisLab AV Signature
AdWare.W32.Agent
2.1.4+

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Somoto
2014.10.18

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Somoto.hzit
7.11.179.82

Antiy Labs AVL
Adware[:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.allm
1.0.0.1

AVG
Somoto
2015.0.3318

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
1.0.20.1450

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Somoto
0.98/21411

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.Somoto.CK
19827

Dr.Web
Trojan.Packed.27732
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Application.Bundler.Somoto
14.10.17

ESET NOD32
Win32/Somoto.G potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/SomotoBetterInstaller.B.
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
11.2014-17-10_6

K7 AntiVirus
Unwanted-Program
13.184.13718

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Unwanted-Program
13.184.13718

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
15.0.0.494

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Somoto.A
v2014.10.17.01

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
15.0.0.870

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Nsis.Adware.dbnhrj
0.28.2.62671

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.229336
14.10.17.01

Qihoo 360 Security
Malware.QVM06.Gen
1.0.0.1015

Reason Heuristics
PUP.SomotoLimited.Z
14.10.17.11

Sophos
Somoto BetterInstaller
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
PUP.Somoto/Variant
10294

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
33706

File size:
224 KB (229,336 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\vv\that_downloader-ierwts4lx.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/16/2015 12:00:00 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 9:14:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:2A0m3D0oZr6hW1YsqRVG/gUGpoYsh+JctslZX:2A0iD0oZrn1JqXBdJEyV

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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