launch-manager.exe

Cogibah

UpdateStar GmbH

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application launch-manager.exe, “Cogibah Setup ” by UpdateStar GmbH 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 installCore installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from www.toursguardmeta.com.
Publisher:
Bocak   (signed by UpdateStar GmbH)

Product:
Cogibah

Description:
Cogibah Setup

Version:
4.6.3.2

MD5:
ab95cdad0314dddb660a33b3b93b1398

SHA-1:
16f9c10e783e2d26620b71d0f72d4fbf08cc56af

SHA-256:
4c093485d90712f5222ca3108a69b02b307b3539b7bc144332763e833f41fead

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

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:
10/29/2020 9:26:09 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.13.2

File size:
1.2 MB (1,268,784 bytes)

Product version:
5.4

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
3/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

Valid to:
3/30/2017 7:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=UpdateStar GmbH, OU=IT, O=UpdateStar GmbH, L=Berlin, S=Germany, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=thawte SHA256 Code Signing CA, O="thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
0B4FA804A949E9A222E54344536E47E3

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 6:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0xAA98

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, 2E, 86, FF, FF, E8, 35, 98, FF, FF, E8, 9C, 9B, FF, FF, E8, B7, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 56, BF, FF, FF, E8, ED, E8, FF, FF, E8, 54, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, 69, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 32, B1, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, D0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, FB, 80, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, C2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, 24, 93, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, 66, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Entropy:
7.9771

Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
40.5 KB (41,472 bytes)

The file launch-manager.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.

http://www.toursguardmeta.com/WojnW7AU8lbT01UVZ97MrEZK D2XhSL6IRmPH OcaSe3BubQo7hdQAZ3C2FgtQ aalOIh0YrRb4dNucTUFVWLW5Q1j_tf1A8R604sBjJyZKdk_8FT40SBbIcjLX JhRxQ53UT2VgYP CmWZd8rfKfXnme1_ujZrAKZEpT9oKgWAiuZWF9C9cO6kEgsAZPYabjcIzwzOw-G1EAAOR2tk3Wg3S0G 3GS1wRGa7_OtiAA4faFqCRho2xszxC0AtKG6tQoGwGiO b1_bBYmv_31gmuNOio1CR_fEhBAfeU9svaUbFCKwM

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