skype.exe

install manager

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 skype.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 manager

Description:
Installer

Version:
3.1.16

MD5:
b0c9a5344f4240598447ac4015323b05

SHA-1:
df0ff0dec6b58d23bc600712e5d7a026c4dc5f39

SHA-256:
992470c92c060c30e2cd8c0ac5a528bd64854789c51e2676e7cf401b3c2c7488

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:
10/18/2021 1:06:46 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
17.3.12.5

File size:
497 KB (508,944 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\programs\skype.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:
7/17/2014 11:12:02 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xF58C

Entry point:
E8, 9A, 77, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 8B, 45, 08, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, D8, F3, 41, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 89, 45, F8, 8B, 45, 0C, 5F, 89, 45, FC, 5E, 85, C0, 74, 0C, F6, 00, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 6C, F0, 41, 00, C9, C2, 08, 00, 8B, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 8B, 45, 08, 33, C9, 3B, 04, CD, 60, 64, 42, 00, 74, 13, 41, 83, F9, 2D, 72, F1, 8D, 48, ED, 83, F9, 11, 77, 0E, 6A, 0D, 58, 5D, C3, 8B, 04, CD, 64...
 
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Code size:
118.5 KB (121,344 bytes)

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