emule.exe

install mgr

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 emule.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 mgr

Description:
Installer

Version:
3.1.16.4

MD5:
4a1a2ddcfaaff90e7da8b45ca3085ba0

SHA-1:
f499917833591d40e36953731854f0ee2332ee6a

SHA-256:
c1dac13beb9a64bbf1db9d47f44d96fba07c77041db371ddc0d47aa4939bda9b

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
10/21/2021 7:43:35 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.4.14

File size:
501.5 KB (513,552 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\emule.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:
7/21/2014 12:54:29 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xE4C8

Entry point:
E8, 4E, 6E, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 81, EC, 28, 03, 00, 00, A3, 00, 71, 47, 00, 89, 0D, FC, 70, 47, 00, 89, 15, F8, 70, 47, 00, 89, 1D, F4, 70, 47, 00, 89, 35, F0, 70, 47, 00, 89, 3D, EC, 70, 47, 00, 66, 8C, 15, 18, 71, 47, 00, 66, 8C, 0D, 0C, 71, 47, 00, 66, 8C, 1D, E8, 70, 47, 00, 66, 8C, 05, E4, 70, 47, 00, 66, 8C, 25, E0, 70, 47, 00, 66, 8C, 2D, DC, 70, 47, 00, 9C, 8F, 05, 10, 71, 47, 00, 8B, 45, 00, A3, 04, 71, 47, 00, 8B, 45, 04, A3, 08, 71, 47, 00, 8D, 45, 08, A3, 14, 71, 47...
 
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Code size:
117.5 KB (120,320 bytes)

The file emule.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://dl1.downloadaesaenineipi.com/53ce607f0c0a1940058eaead?baixaki=1

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