universal-usb-installer.exe

Cogibah

UpdateStar GmbH

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application universal-usb-installer.exe, “Cogibah Setup ” by UpdateStar 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 installCore installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.toursguardmeta.com.
Publisher:
Bocak   (signed by UpdateStar GmbH)

Product:
Cogibah

Description:
Cogibah Setup

Version:
4.6.3.2

MD5:
11a9cc18cef05f209cf10aef245cf7a4

SHA-1:
4365ed1f8d8f2f10ab94c9263150438f2c59353f

SHA-256:
3964ce54b1851804d29349b68aba412180797c253c940830bd7e08dfd358a600

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:
8/11/2020 2:29:41 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.15.22

File size:
1.2 MB (1,268,784 bytes)

Product version:
5.4

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\universal-usb-installer.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/29/2016 5:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/30/2017 4:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=UpdateStar GmbH, OU=IT, O=UpdateStar GmbH, L=Berlin, S=Germany, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=thawte SHA256 Code Signing CA, O="thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
0B4FA804A949E9A222E54344536E47E3

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 3:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0xAA98

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 2E, 86, FF, FF, E8, 35, 98, FF, FF, E8, 9C, 9B, FF, FF, E8, B7, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 56, BF, FF, FF, E8, ED, E8, FF, FF, E8, 54, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 69, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 32, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, D0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, FB, 80, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, C2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, 24, 93, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 66, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Entropy:
7.9771

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
40.5 KB (41,472 bytes)

The file universal-usb-installer.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.toursguardmeta.com/ 7CZtDHMJYF10O4BIfvw9DnR8nY3ZA69cMC1H_ a_GOTSsZi9tRX7gV2OEUXni3ZTHBUwP5497TXvyigZiiz5Gzyda4yqysSGLKgPxV8wHZv1Do2lFMZNqOzdMlUmGaL6fRxWHvrVX5PRtf6z7s7GK7n3dYiy545Z2yZ0RpSWiJ8pk5hTIaCL1YYJmrWSlRMorcSwKjO7uEAszNmbQOdzDD UUv0Bi2CeiiPrPOGiySf5XG0BIn_vFXw4Z2fYYilz8xRFNOZueucxE_curC7fjAVK8orlb3DriB7sixnrh2HKycDiNEIuM6bmaseKrDfq8BpkMepr3WJj6nQsUZzjhUirkXLoe6rtiMkKJ_dMA97 tLxgRp6xTKhiqxInM2B3Pv7w0P11BRg8ODOtUoI8GC3Ofi1OOUtBvInVp97_JSOQrIftil2lYBobiTr5MK7AiPv1394sLkXxDnGgJgVnTEP5XmX2DpuTu6A SAwe6iUztH78t wAclWNs7qHTW_OJGYwKj2b_F0zPzL0e_FORhj1T JQ==-G0EAAETdFtP3P4nVZhbpIgeDiPgHwSEH7G8pBZZiGGyMrSFKN6 xiFIUMZffICLxwi8DY2zqrVA9rvnYI0VGgsC AQ==

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