microsoft desktops 2.0.exe

Prog Generic

Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.

The installer utilizes the installCore download manager which may bundle additional offers for various ad-supported toolbars, extensions and utilities. The application microsoft desktops 2.0.exe, “Prog Generic Setup ” by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o 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 installCore installer.
Publisher:
Software   (signed by Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o.)

Product:
Prog Generic

Description:
Prog Generic Setup

Version:
5.2.5.5

MD5:
571018b208a47187ab4acca42e5ebf4d

SHA-1:
83324bcb1e71b4fc44281b0dc6c06a17f334fbde

SHA-256:
5784c7d6b7d4b263eaaf32ecf0986683ee568d94af8abdb34b33ea6d9a3b9f3a

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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 is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
9/27/2020 5:59:31 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.installCore (M)
17.3.2.5

File size:
699.7 KB (716,488 bytes)

Product version:
2.7.8

Copyright:
Software Internet

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
installCore (using Inno Setup)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\instalatory\microsoft desktops 2.0.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
GlobalSign nv-sa

Valid from:
12/2/2014 3:08:00 PM

Valid to:
12/3/2015 3:08:00 PM

Subject:
CN=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., O=Ringier Axel Springer Polska Sp z o.o., L=Warszawa, C=PL

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

Serial number:
112158083A5E821B7A3E9A1253B62099C808

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
6/20/1992 12:22:17 AM

OS version:
1.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
2.25

Entry address:
0xA5F8

Entry point:
55, 8B, EC, 83, C4, C4, 53, 56, 57, 33, C0, 89, 45, F0, 89, 45, DC, E8, CE, 8A, FF, FF, E8, D5, 9C, FF, FF, E8, 64, 9F, FF, FF, E8, 07, A0, FF, FF, E8, A6, BF, FF, FF, E8, 11, E9, FF, FF, E8, 78, EA, FF, FF, 33, C0, 55, 68, C9, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 30, 64, 89, 20, 33, D2, 55, 68, 92, AC, 40, 00, 64, FF, 32, 64, 89, 22, A1, 14, C0, 40, 00, E8, 26, F5, FF, FF, E8, 11, F1, FF, FF, 80, 3D, 34, B2, 40, 00, 00, 74, 0C, E8, 23, F6, FF, FF, 33, C0, E8, C4, 97, FF, FF, 8D, 55, F0, 33, C0, E8, B6, C5, FF, FF, 8B, 55...
 
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Packer / compiler:
Inno Setup v5.x - Installer Maker

Code size:
39.5 KB (40,448 bytes)

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