zip_softangodownloader.exe

Softango Download Manager

Softango Inc.

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application zip_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. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.softologic.com.
Publisher:
Softango  (signed by Softango Inc.)

Product:
Softango Download Manager

Version:
15.9.28.27

MD5:
2c488c86b90d4d7fa8af1233523aebc3

SHA-1:
e7b1be7b6ca6bdcf179957eb751424a5ee9e4c0c

SHA-256:
04dabba98eeb832e9a02c8fa9c244eb71143a059bfc6807f5e23569ffb637a4b

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:
9/28/2020 3:40:57 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.10.1

File size:
585.7 KB (599,800 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\zip_softangodownloader.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
3/29/2013 2:18:12 PM

Valid to:
3/29/2016 2:18:12 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:
4/1/2013 5:07:48 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x12FED

Entry point:
E8, 89, 41, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 6A, 0C, 68, 88, 51, 42, 00, E8, ED, 17, 00, 00, 6A, 0E, E8, 86, 43, 00, 00, 59, 83, 65, FC, 00, 8B, 75, 08, 8B, 4E, 04, 85, C9, 74, 2F, A1, 8C, 84, 42, 00, BA, 88, 84, 42, 00, 89, 45, E4, 85, C0, 74, 11, 39, 08, 75, 2C, 8B, 48, 04, 89, 4A, 04, 50, E8, D7, EA, FF, FF, 59, FF, 76, 04, E8, CE, EA, FF, FF, 59, 83, 66, 04, 00, C7, 45, FC, FE, FF, FF, FF, E8, 0A, 00, 00, 00, E8, DC, 17, 00, 00, C3, 8B, D0, EB, C5, 6A, 0E, E8, 52, 42, 00, 00, 59, C3, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC, CC...
 
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Entropy:
7.6449

Code size:
122.5 KB (125,440 bytes)

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

http://www.softologic.com/.../gk99q?exename=Zip_SoftangoDownloader&cid=3706&soft_id=55978

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