minecraft-demo-pc-gamer-.exe

CHIP Digital GmbH

The application minecraft-demo-pc-gamer-.exe, “CHIP Secured Installer” by CHIP Digital 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 Covus installer. With this installer, users are expecting to download Minecraft but before that occurs they may be presented with additional offers, mostly potentially unwanted software or adware.
Publisher:
CHIP Digital GmbH  (signed and verified)

Description:
CHIP Secured Installer

Version:
1.0.7.2

MD5:
cbb19fc101bf23238005a4fa9df2356e

SHA-1:
25816e060df9fd38dbbb013214c897d87b73195f

SHA-256:
a0db1a6483cd2c134548f200070f2563c3e6e832745f272565baadb89a70a2ce

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

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:
10/25/2021 12:52:20 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.ChipDigital.Bundler (M)
17.3.16.10

File size:
1.1 MB (1,203,488 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.7.2

Copyright:
Copyright © 2015 Chip Digital GmbH

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Covus

Language:
German (Germany)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\minecraft-demo-pc-gamer-.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
DigiCert Inc

Valid from:
1/6/2015 4:00:00 PM

Valid to:
2/24/2016 4:00:00 AM

Subject:
CN=CHIP Digital GmbH, O=CHIP Digital GmbH, L=München, S=Bavaria, C=DE

Issuer:
CN=DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA, OU=www.digicert.com, O=DigiCert Inc, C=US

Serial number:
01A0C3E3BC069F71B464AAD34063E209

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/11/2015 7:35:48 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
11.0

Entry address:
0x1A6890

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 30, 55, 00, 8D, BE, 00, E0, EA, FF, 57, EB, 0B, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89, C5, EB, 0B, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B...
 
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Entropy:
6.9565

Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.24

Code size:
336 KB (344,064 bytes)

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