avast! free antivirus.exe

Delimax Concept

This belongs to a Solimba product that may be bundled with additional PUPs or may be part of an ad-supported software program. The application avast! free antivirus.exe by Delimax Concept 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:
Delimax Concept  (signed and verified)

MD5:
2c48acb98abfbceadc69656beb8b5fff

SHA-1:
ecfe3ba5452528e8deebebd0f50dcd2d1d3b472a

SHA-256:
58d72c89b666607dbe197469e514849e01938b4a3c68b514fff2fd07ebefbc82

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
12/8/2021 3:34:57 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.15.6

File size:
564.2 KB (577,744 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\avast! free antivirus.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
9/23/2014 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
9/23/2016 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Delimax Concept, O=Delimax Concept, L=Barcelona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

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

Serial number:
069CC4A932F0EBBF4CDE6CBB8C7AAD67

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/19/2014 7:40:15 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0xD44C

Entry point:
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Code size:
111 KB (113,664 bytes)

The file avast! free antivirus.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://mintfolder.com/n/3.2.49/.../Avast! Free Antivirus.exe

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