maplestory.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 maplestory.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:
1fc1a3a50e44bfa7c9e91ae1d5bb7667

SHA-1:
a36c735b2983b716afd9daa217560c14adae75c7

SHA-256:
dd3273603243529cc5909a27859924deb3192ed78435f4cf3d209564bb79b7c5

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:
1/28/2022 10:20:37 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.13.2

File size:
516.4 KB (528,808 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
12/22/2014 4:37:59 AM

Valid to:
12/22/2016 4:37:59 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 9:49:17 AM

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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Entropy:
7.7183  (probably packed)

Code size:
107.5 KB (110,080 bytes)

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

http://www.download366.com/maplestory/download/.../778

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