18 wheels of steel: haulin.exe

install manager

POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.

The setup program uses the Firseria/Solimba AppInstaller (DownloadMR) which is a monetization download manager that bundles additional adware offers, typically by wrapping legitimate applications. The application 18 wheels of steel: haulin.exe by POPELER SYSTEM, S.L 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 Solimba DownloadMR installer. It uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Popeler · sl  (signed by POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.)

Product:
install manager

Description:
Installer

Version:
3.1.16

MD5:
ae5ecd5f5af0f3cfd3e72f33a6f14ee1

SHA-1:
d91ebae4ff91d34337f1d35990d1bc4c09915d65

SHA-256:
53989a4f30804a267112f343d252d471194df84faedb565156c8e5de43fbfe58

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
10/21/2021 8:00:17 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.7.13

File size:
497 KB (508,944 bytes)

Product version:
3.1.18

Copyright:
copyright © 2014

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\18 wheels of steel%3a haulin.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
8/28/2013 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/29/2014 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.", OU=IT, O="POPELER SYSTEM, S.L.", L=Badalona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
58806C1A153885D4BFE2E3370340491F

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/17/2014 11:12:02 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xF58C

Entry point:
E8, 9A, 77, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, D8, F3, 41, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 6C, F0, 41, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 60, 64, 42, 00, 74, 13, 41, 83, F9, 2D, 72, F1, 8D, 48, ED, 83, F9, 11, 77, 0E, 6A, 0D, 58, 5D, C3, 8B, 04, CD, 64...
 
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Code size:
118.5 KB (121,344 bytes)

The file 18 wheels of steel: haulin.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://dl1.downloadaesaenineipi.com/53ca6b0f0c0a191b071448d0?baixaki=1

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