videoconverter_mp_pgr.exe

Video Converter by SweetPacks

SweetIM Technologies Ltd

This installer bundles a number of adware programs including the SweetIM Toolbar, PriceGong and other adware utilities with setup of the downloaded software. The application videoconverter_mp_pgr.exe, “Video Converter Installer by SweetPacks” by SweetIM Technologies has been detected as adware 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 SweetPacks Installer installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from download.perion.com.
Publisher:
SweetIM Technologies Ltd.  (signed by SweetIM Technologies Ltd)

Product:
Video Converter by SweetPacks

Description:
Video Converter Installer by SweetPacks

Version:
4, 1, 0, 1

MD5:
1326cf081477c53194b98f85fce1b984

SHA-1:
7f77f1d04bc660384594096cda0418896879b00c

SHA-256:
95e71caa13bf8cb7020faae713fb010837a5ca06c8be331da518a73d06256b3e

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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 is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
8/14/2020 9:24:23 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion (M)
17.3.14.1

File size:
774.2 KB (792,808 bytes)

Product version:
4, 1, 0, 1

Copyright:
Copyright © 2011 SweetIM Technologies Ltd.

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
SweetPacks Installer

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\videoconverter_mp_pgr.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/9/2011 10:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/4/2014 9:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=SweetIM Technologies Ltd, OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SweetIM Technologies Ltd, L=Ra'anana, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
5E3BF2B52DA9EA7F1B539A7F018F4EC6

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/15/2013 10:54:04 AM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x21AD80

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 90, 56, 00, 8D, BE, 00, 80, E9, FF, 57, 89, E5, 8D, 9C, 24, 80, C1, FF, FF, 31, C0, 50, 39, DC, 75, FB, 46, 46, 53, 68, 4F, 87, 21, 00, 57, 83, C3, 04, 53, 68, 7D, 1D, 0B, 00, 56, 83, C3, 04, 53, 50, C7, 03, 03, 00, 02, 00, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 55, 57, 56, 53, 83, EC, 7C, 8B, 94, 24, 90, 00, 00, 00, C7, 44, 24, 74, 00, 00, 00, 00, C6, 44, 24, 73, 00, 8B, AC, 24, 9C, 00, 00, 00, 8D, 42, 04, 89, 44, 24, 78, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 0F, B6, 4A, 02, 89, C3, D3, E3, 89, D9, 49, 89, 4C, 24, 6C, 0F, B6, 4A...
 
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Code size:
716 KB (733,184 bytes)

The file videoconverter_mp_pgr.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://download.perion.com/h/id/.../installer.exe

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