videos_downloader-7eg9pixd.exe

Somoto Limited

This is the Somoto BetterInstaller, an installer that bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed without consent. The application videos_downloader-7eg9pixd.exe by Somoto Limited has been detected as adware by 23 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Somoto BetterInstaller installer. Includes the Somoto BetterInstaller, an adware installer that will bundle offers for additional third party applications, mostly adware toolbars, with legitimate softare and may be installed without adequate user consent.
Publisher:
Somoto Limited  (signed and verified)

MD5:
54971aa606631bbe7836bce756f50218

SHA-1:
3ec330e9b968be97dc6da6015b866ad85433065e

SHA-256:
7aacf093e9210e541f42df9039f239c91e8033f76c2898ab74597f912d72a70d

Scanner detections:
23 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Somoto 'BetterInstaller' to bundle additional (unwanted) software during install without adequate consent.

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:
11/23/2017 6:47:23 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Lavasoft Ad-Aware
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
892

AhnLab V3 Security
PUP/Win32.Somoto
2014.08.27

Avira AntiVirus
APPL/Somoto.hzit
7.11.169.122

Antiy Labs AVL
Adware[:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.allm
1.0.0.1

AVG
Somoto
2015.0.3370

Bitdefender
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
1.0.20.1190

Clam AntiVirus
Win.Adware.Somoto
0.98/19311

Dr.Web
Trojan.Packed.27732
9.0.1.05190

Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Application.Bundler.Somoto
8.14.08.26.10

ESET NOD32
Win32/Somoto.G potentially unwanted application
7.0.302.0

F-Prot
W32/SomotoBetterInstaller.B.
v6.4.7.1.166

F-Secure
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
11.2014-26-08_3

IKARUS anti.virus
PUA.Somoto
t3scan.1.7.5.0

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Trojan
13.183.13166

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
15.0.0.463

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Somoto.A
v2014.08.26.10

MicroWorld eScan
Application.Bundler.Somoto.J
15.0.0.714

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Nsis.Adware.dbnhrj
0.28.2.61861

nProtect
Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.225240
14.08.26.01

Reason Heuristics
PUP.SomotoLimited.AA
14.8.26.22

Sophos
Somoto BetterInstaller
4.98

SUPERAntiSpyware
PUP.Somoto/Variant
10397

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4150696
32210

File size:
220 KB (225,240 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Somoto BetterInstaller

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\videos_downloader-7eg9pixd.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
11/11/2013 1:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/16/2015 1:00:00 PM

Subject:
CN=Somoto Limited, O=Somoto Limited, L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
05805984E5838EE41CFD82C4057379F9

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/17/2010 10:14:12 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.56

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:mA0m3D0oKxTPMxZ+pC0t2alaD2exO2G6KKZ3kG7lsalM/M:mA0iD0oZf0t2a22idKi57lseMU

Entry address:
0x39AC

Entry point:
55, 89, E5, 57, 56, 53, 81, EC, 7C, 01, 00, 00, E8, 97, 46, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, E8, 42, 43, 00, 00, 6A, 00, E8, AB, 46, 00, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 88, 4C, 42, 00, E8, B1, 28, 00, 00, 6A, 00, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, 38, 4D, 42, 00, 8D, 85, 90, FE, FF, FF, 50, 6A, 00, 68, A4, A2, 40, 00, E8, F0, 45, 00, 00, 83, EC, 0C, 68, A5, A2, 40, 00, 68, 68, 4D, 42, 00, E8, EF, 2A, 00, 00, 83, C4, 18, E8, FE, 42, 00, 00, 52, 52, 50, 68, 00, D0, 42, 00, E8, DA, 2A, 00, 00, 57, 6A, 00, E8, 39, 42, 00, 00, 83...
 
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Code size:
28.5 KB (29,184 bytes)

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