cheatengine-setup.exe

Parsec Media S.L.

The application cheatengine-setup.exe by Parsec Media S.L has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. The setup program uses the InstallCore engine which may bundle additional software offers including toolbars and browser extensions.
Publisher:
Parsec Media S.L.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
56bd23cb3488cb6cbb09f17f3aaf40a5

SHA-1:
5b90c146ce17f8eadd53615493c458cef168c97f

SHA-256:
b9638cf9dcb18a056e6eea1ab2a516ee735cbfa1f7c3177ac48c8e9cf6473ec4

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Uses the InstallCore download manager to install additional potentially unwanted software which may include extensions such as DealPly and various toolbars.

Analysis date:
1/17/2022 3:56:26 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.InstallCore (M)
17.2.17.14

File size:
654.4 KB (670,128 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporary internet files\low\content.ie5\{random}\cheatengine-setup.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
8/5/2014 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
8/5/2017 6:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Parsec Media S.L., O=Parsec Media S.L., L=Sant Cugat del Valles, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
2BA8AA53C9FA3AC9D8B45CAA6880062C

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/29/2015 1:35:11 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0x234A

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 78, 73, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, E8, F8, FD, FF, FF, FF, 15, 30, 77, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, C0, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 2C, 77, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, 3D, 42, 00, E8, DD, F9, FF, FF, 53, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, A3, A0, 3C, 42, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 53, 68, 0B, 74, 40, 00, FF, 15, 50, 71, 40, 00, 68, 00, 74, 40, 00, 68, A0, 34, 42, 00, E8, 5A, F3, FF, FF, FF, 15, BC, 70, 40, 00, 50, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 57...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

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