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:
ab88fa9bcfac6ade96b60c2696a0d852

SHA-1:
f601269ea32a72ccc12b8b86d43e7fce7683b75b

SHA-256:
5ffb17924f08bfa4aec437a5a66e6bf87fe816877265132911294f9b1654a59d

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:
12/8/2021 3:18:21 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.13.2

File size:
566.7 KB (580,304 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:
12/23/2014 7:29:08 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/3.2.53/.../Avast! Free Antivirus.exe

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