vlc-media-player.exe

Cash Buyer Media

This is the Vittalia Filewon Installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application vlc-media-player.exe by Cash Buyer Media 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 Vittalia DM installer. With this installer, users are expecting to download the VideoLAN VLC media player but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
Precise Modern System Installer  (signed by Cash Buyer Media)

Product:
Precise Modern System Installer

Version:
44.8.7.8361

MD5:
cc1dffa91e6e342a689281fcf25db072

SHA-1:
2c61792fd2ae60c0392072f6f1790785c78f29ad

SHA-256:
b2f37be1c420c069abe3e8d54e3f93b8695327851ea066ce8acc9fbe705642f0

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Bundles additional software, mostly toolbars and other potentially unwanted applications using the Vittalia monitization installer.

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:
5/27/2020 7:35:36 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Vittalia (M)
17.2.20.11

File size:
758.9 KB (777,144 bytes)

Product version:
44.8.7.8361

Copyright:
Copyright (C) 2015

Original file name:
setup.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Vittalia DM

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\inetcache\ie\{random}\vlc-media-player.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
2/4/2015 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/5/2016 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Cash Buyer Media, O=Cash Buyer Media, L=San Francisco, S=California, C=US

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:
16225050F02F98DCFD5828F7D2C7CD45

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/31/2014 8:13:18 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
9.0

Entry address:
0x1EFD30

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 60, 53, 00, 8D, BE, 00, B0, EC, FF, 57, 83, CD, FF, EB, 10, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89...
 
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Entropy:
7.9222

Packer / compiler:
UPX 2.90LZMA

Code size:
744 KB (761,856 bytes)

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