utils.exe

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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Version:
1.34.5.29

MD5:
dea480140a7fd378b357750ad288b6b5

SHA-1:
27d3cf498834d4aebeb8f42cf217097b7127f53a

SHA-256:
6f4191cb51e4587f4ef83e685e0541da57bb11e9ad84c39868bd60dead3ecc94

Scanner detections:
6 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
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.

Note:
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.

Analysis date:
12/9/2016 6:33:10 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Baidu Antivirus
PUA.Win32.VMDetector
4.0.3.14610

Bkav FE
HW32.CDB
1.3.0.4959

ESET NOD32
Win32/Packed.VMDetector.E potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Feven.A
v2014.06.10.12

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.F
14.6.10.11

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GE.A18641C3
7.2.161

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File size:
2 MB (2,136,917 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\fre_ven_s pro 23\utils.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 1:55:02 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:6LZJwqTQdTYDeWYAjJQAMIZmuEzj+jVJF77G:CZuqUhGeCFQmjMj0XF77G

Entry address:
0x4323

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, AC, 01, 00, 00, FF, 15, 74, C3, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, 58, C4, 44, 00, 53, C7, 04, 24, 00, 00, 00, 00, FF, 15, 98, C4, 44, 00, 56, A3, 40, 3B, 44, 00, C7, 04, 24, 08, 00, 00, 00, E8, 8D, 3B, 00, 00, A3, 9C, 3B, 44, 00, 8D, 85, 84, FE, FF, FF, 57, C7, 44, 24, 10, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 0C, 60, 01, 00, 00, 89, 44, 24, 08, C7, 44, 24, 04, 00, 00, 00, 00, C7, 04, 24, 01, B3, 40, 00, FF, 15, AC, C4, 44, 00, 83, EC, 14, C7, 44, 24, 04, 02, B3, 40, 00, C7...
 
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Entropy:
7.9853  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

The file utils.exe has been discovered within the following program.

Fre_Ven_s Pro 23  by Kimahri Software inc.
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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