windowslivemessenger_softangodownloader.exe

Softango Download Manager

Softango Inc.

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application windowslivemessenger_softangodownloader.exe by Softango 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 InstallBrain installer.
Publisher:
Softango  (signed by Softango Inc.)

Product:
Softango Download Manager

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
23a166a256dfb98bb2c44851910f64d1

SHA-1:
4d474fab164ee7ce6985cf8b60b65cc7804c61e4

SHA-256:
e5c17a901af0ad96e10d0ff212ebc2e5a1d88973fe88366e7a6c7634512eae0d

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:
9/30/2020 1:43:34 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.1.18.1

File size:
686.3 KB (702,776 bytes)

Product version:
15.9.28.27

Copyright:
Copyright 2012

Original file name:
Softango_Download_Manager.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
3/29/2013 12:18:12 PM

Valid to:
3/29/2016 12:18:12 PM

Subject:
CN=Softango Inc., O=Softango Inc., L=Beaverton, S=OR, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
07B9F930CBBB4F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/29/2013 3:23:18 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xD4E8

Entry point:
E8, 1C, 4C, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 53, 8B, 5D, 08, 83, FB, E0, 77, 6F, 56, 57, 83, 3D, 08, 77, 42, 00, 00, 75, 18, E8, 67, 44, 00, 00, 6A, 1E, E8, B1, 42, 00, 00, 68, FF, 00, 00, 00, E8, E8, 26, 00, 00, 59, 59, 85, DB, 74, 04, 8B, C3, EB, 03, 33, C0, 40, 50, 6A, 00, FF, 35, 08, 77, 42, 00, FF, 15, 54, D0, 41, 00, 8B, F8, 85, FF, 75, 26, 6A, 0C, 5E, 39, 05, 04, 77, 42, 00, 74, 0D, 53, E8, E6, 19, 00, 00, 59, 85, C0, 75, A9, EB, 07, E8, B8, 19, 00, 00, 89, 30, E8, B1, 19, 00, 00, 89...
 
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Entropy:
7.7581  (probably packed)

Code size:
109 KB (111,616 bytes)

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