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. It is built using the Crossrider cross-browser extension toolkit. 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:
08b1627c24e9e1c654c0c00f4d68d9d5

SHA-1:
cc390fb1dc6cf506e98fbee3981131674ad43b0f

SHA-256:
7fd638d336d7f436e4d57fd39fc2c8db702c133586d18ce1cefdbafc5f50c4ea

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:
12/3/2016 5:46:52 AM 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
v2014.06.10.01

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Crossrider.F
14.6.10.12

Trend Micro House Call
Suspici.DAA9A6A2
7.2.161

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File size:
2 MB (2,139,460 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
Nullsoft Install System

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\Program Files\plus-hd-9.4\utils.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/4/2012 3:55:02 PM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.22

CTPH (ssdeep):
49152:Tnmk/dz7RVTS+aJMZtkcDbOXMBjYnpsV5RfMMKG55Bw6zFsyEV:6k1z1V+7JGKcWXMBcnAfMyvw62y+

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:
7.9848  (probably packed)

Code size:
34.5 KB (35,328 bytes)

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