directx.exe

Vetaform Developments, s.l.

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 directx.exe by Vetaform Developments, 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:
Vetaform Developments, s.l.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
180ecf50a9672dd8870b9b45ea04d194

SHA-1:
4c716178486bed59380b8f19767caa63aafc3024

SHA-256:
5fa83ce7c051b36c626974e5df0a881f768683532f0d91031020c984a162f054

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:
1/28/2022 11:04:53 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.15.5

File size:
516.4 KB (528,808 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\directx.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
12/22/2014 7:37:59 AM

Valid to:
12/22/2016 7:37:59 AM

Subject:
CN="Vetaform Developments, s.l.", O="Vetaform Developments, s.l.", L=Badalona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2, O=GlobalSign nv-sa, C=BE

Serial number:
11214A840538566C60A8459CC4FF24F6A711

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/23/2015 12:49:17 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0xC6AC

Entry point:
E8, AC, 6C, 00, 00, E9, 00, 00, 00, 00, 6A, 14, 68, C0, 4C, 42, 00, E8, FE, 15, 00, 00, E8, 7D, 6E, 00, 00, 0F, B7, F0, 6A, 02, E8, 3F, 6C, 00, 00, 59, B8, 4D, 5A, 00, 00, 66, 39, 05, 00, 00, 40, 00, 74, 04, 33, DB, EB, 33, A1, 3C, 00, 40, 00, 81, B8, 00, 00, 40, 00, 50, 45, 00, 00, 75, EB, B9, 0B, 01, 00, 00, 66, 39, 88, 18, 00, 40, 00, 75, DD, 33, DB, 83, B8, 74, 00, 40, 00, 0E, 76, 09, 39, 98, E8, 00, 40, 00, 0F, 95, C3, 89, 5D, E4, E8, 08, 65, 00, 00, 85, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 1C, E8, DC, 00, 00, 00, 59, E8...
 
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Code size:
107.5 KB (110,080 bytes)

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