The application utils.exe has been detected as adware by 6 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Nullsoft Install System installer, however the file is not signed with an authenticode signature from a trusted source. This file is typically installed with the program Fre_Ven_s Pro 23 by Kimahri Software inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension platform. While the file utilizes the Crossrider framework and delivery services, it is not owned by Crossrider.
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This is part of the Crossrider Internet browser extension framework which may modify the user's web browser settings including changing the home and search pages.
Crossrider is the owner of a platform that enables the creation of cross-browser extensions by developers but is not the owner of this detected application.
2/28/2017 4:26:32 PM UTC (today)
Win32/Packed.VMDetector.E potentially unwanted application
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2 MB (2,136,917 bytes)
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
Nullsoft Install System
English (United States)
C:\Program Files\fre_ven_s pro 23\utils.exe
12/4/2012 1:55:02 PM
7.9853 (probably packed)
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)
The file utils.exe has been discovered within the following program.
Fre_Ven_s Pro 23 is an adware browser extension that will display banner and text-context link ads aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products.
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